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In Loving Memory

Alexander, Sherman A.

Sherman Alvin Alexander, 69 of Dupo, IL, peacefully passed away on Monday, February 12th, 2024, at his home. He was born on June 30, 1954, in St. Louis, MO. He was the son of the late Alvin Alexander and late Arlene, nee Gerdel, Mehrtens.

Sherman was a US Army veteran who served in Vietnam 1972-1973 with the 303rd Army Security Agency (ASA) then served as a truck driver with the Teamsters for over 40 years with the majority of his driving with Schnucks Grocery Chain in St Louis, MO.  He was very passionate about being a truck driver and loved what he did for a living and was very good at his trade.

Surviving are his brother, Andrew (Sue) Alexander, brother, Marvin (Karen) Alexander, daughter, Emily (Mike) Devore, step son, John (Trista) Ohlendorf, step daughter, Nicole (Adam) Perjak, step daughter, Jessica (Josh) Gregory, ex-wife and close friend, Julie Alexander along with 15 grandchildren, multiple cousins and friends throughout the United States.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Shelter Friends Inc, St. Louis, MO.

Services will be held at Kutis Funeral Home, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, St Louis, MO.  Visitation Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 4-7 pm. Funeral service Friday morning at 10am with Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.


5 thoughts on “Alexander, Sherman A.”

  1. So very Sorry Cris , for the loss of your cousin Sherman . I know how much He meant to you . And He was Blessed to have you by his side .
    My Condolences to his Family . He is now an Angel watching over You All . REMEMBER All Of your Wonderful Memories that You All Shared , May God Bless !!

  2. Sherman, we will never forget you ♥️. You are forever in our memories and we look forward to seeing you in paradise one day! You have 5 grandchildren in this world who delighted in knowing you. Always love you, Your “brown eyed posse”, Sophie, Michael Jr. Gabriel Alvin, Hector and “Macho” Manny.

  3. To us and those like us damn few…. my best to the best….. Life is a tale that can’t be told….. The end of all journeys is to arrive where we started…. Job well done …..Sherman…. Welcome home…. Keep the porch light on….. Peace out…. We’ll see you soon…. FOX. ,🦊

  4. Sherman was our nephew. His Mom and Wayne were all a part of the Gerdel family. We have wonderful memories of when he was a youngster and of coming home from Viet Nam. He even worked for his Uncle Wayne. Our children all loved Cousin Sherman . He will be sorely missed


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