Sherry L. (Smith) DeJarlais

February 15, 1949 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 72)


Sherry L. (Smith) DeJarlais

February 15, 1949          November 14, 2021


            Sherry L. (Smith) DeJarlais, 72, lifelong resident of Hibbing died Sunday, November 14, 2021 in Hibbing with family by her side.  She was born February 15, 1949 to Alfred and Ruth (Smith) Smith in Hibbing, MN.  She attended Hibbing Schools and graduated from High School in 1967.  She entered the Sacrament of Marriage with Robert L. DeJarlais on December 6, 1969 at the First Lutheran Church in Hibbing.  Sherry was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hibbing.  She was owner and operator of Perpetual Care for over 20 years.  She was a board member at the Hibbing Raceway, past president of the Ladies Auxiliary Post 8510 of Hibbing, the Algonquin Club, the Mesaba Country Club, her local Bridge Club, the Hibbing Trap Club, Hibbing Bowling League, the 50’s Club, and was also heavily involved with the Hibbing Chamber of Commerce.  Her favorite pastimes were; trap shooting with the boys, bowling, racing, and her bridge games.

            She is survived by her daughter, Lisa L. Foley, Bangor, ME, granddaughter, Olivia Foley, daughter, Nicole R. DeJarlais, Hibbing, MN, grandson, Colton R. Foley, her two siblings, Dennis C. (Joyce Y.) Smith, Bismarck, ND, and Jennifer “Jenny” Charles, Eagan, MN, along with many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Robert “Bob” DeJarlais.

            Funeral services for Sherry will be 11:00 am, Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hibbing.  The Rev. Fr. Daniel Wieske will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial.  Visitation will be from 6-8 pm, Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.  The visitation will then continue one hour prior to the funeral Mass at the church on Friday.  Interment will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing.  Her family asks that masks are mandatory during the visitation and funeral service for Sherry.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. 

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November 18, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746

November 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Hibbing, Mass)

Mass of Christian Burial
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Hibbing)

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