Edward D. Sherwood Sr. 90 passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday evening September 7, 2014. He was born June 11, 1924 in Waukegan, Il the son of Jay and Alma (nee: Olcott) Sherwood. Ed married Marion L. Simonsen on February 14, 1956 in Sturtevant. She passed away December 20, 2006. Ed worked for Cavan’s Furs and other mink farms, Coryell’s Nursery, Frank’s Poultry, and founded Sherwoood’s Game Farm. He was proud to serve his Country during WWII in the U.S. Army. Ed enjoyed gardening and tending his flowers, animals, and music and dancing. Survivors include his children; Shirley ( Joseph) Simonson, Edward D. (Jane) Sherwood Jr., Jon (Holly) Sherwood, Sherry (Jesse) Martinez, Valtricia (Rich) Samo, Pamela (Paul) Anderson, and Paul (Dawn) Sherwood, 25 grandchildren; Dennis, David, Jeremiah, Cindy, Shawn, Joseph Jr., Cory, Kyle, Kayla, Sarah, Matthew, Shane, Jon, Anthony, Michael, Nicholas, Mike, Crystal, Stephanie, Jonathan, Justin, Leslie, Steven, Ariel, and Paul Jr. “P.J.”, 30 great grandchildren, 2 sisters; Clara Dickson, and Beatrice Jones, and a brother Orville Sherwood. He is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends especially Jim and Debbie. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marion, daughter Patricia Burdick and 8 brothers and sisters. Funeral Services will be Thursday September 11, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Strouf Funeral Home. Burial will follow with full Military Honors in West Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive guests on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of services in the funeral home. ;