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Ryan Sherman

March 19, 1982 ~ September 13, 2002 (age 20)

Obituary

"For long you live and high you fly and smiles you give and tears you'll cry and all you touch and all you'll see is all your life will ever be." Pink Floyd

Ryan Allen Sherman was born March 19th, 1982 in Modesto, CA and passed away September 13th 2017. Ryan attended Orangeburg Christian School, Fremont elementary, Roosevelt Jr. High and graduated from Modesto High in 2000. Ryan received his Bachelors in Liberal studies and earned his teaching credentials. Ryan taught World History at Ralph H. Metcalfe in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Ryan is preceded in death by his wife Kimberley Sherman whom passed March 29th 2017. Ryan is survived by his parents Carolyn (Robert) Gunn and Robert Sherman; his siblings; Nicole Mitchell, Joanna Gunn, Lindi (Rocco) Marsiglia; grandparents; Virginia Lamb, Roberta Roberts and Fred Sherman; in-Laws, Richard and Donna VanVelzer, Zach VanVelzer, and Katie Rose; nieces and nephews. Kira, Gage, Madison, Khan, Gloria, Claudia, and Baby Marsiglia; and Ryan and Kim's dog Maddie.

Ryan was a life long learner and traveler. He made it a priority in life to see as much of the world as possible. He traveled to Egypt, all over Europe and a recent trip to Asia. In fact, his love for travel led him to meet his late wife Kim while on a European tour in 2005. They established a friendship and continued it after returning home. After a long distance relationship, Ryan relocated to Milwaukee to be with Kim. They married June 18th, 2010. They lifted each other up through life's challenges and triumphs over the years. They traveled to Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Jamaica and all over the US.

Ryan loved reading, history, playing guitar, music, and attending concerts. Ryan cared for all of his coworkers and students. He loved all of his friends and extended family, including aunts, uncles, and cousins. Ryan and Kim always welcomed friends and family in the home they shared.

Ryan was a kind and gentle man who valued life experiences, teaching, family, and most importantly love. Ryan will be missed more than words can ever express by so many.

Son, "I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living my baby you will be." Love you forever. Mom

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