Sherry L. Bertsch and Michael L. Shannan

Written by Theresa Rose on June 15, 2020

Sherry L. Bertsch, 58, and Michael L. Shannan, 66, both of rural Washington, IA,  passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020, at their home as a result of a fire.

A celebration of life service for Sherry and Mike will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at the Wright Family Pavillion on the Old Threshers Grounds, with Pastor Jeff McPheron officiating. The families will greet friends following the service until 3:30 p.m.  Friends and family are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, so that social distancing practices may be maintained throughout the service.  Private inurnment will be in Pattison Cemetery, rural Fairfield, IA.  Gifts of love and friendship may be given to Pattison Cemetery or to the family, made payable to Sherry’s sister, Tammie Haney, or Mike’s brother, Kirk Shannan, to be used for a bench in Sherry and Mike’s memory.  Olson~Powell Memorial Chapel of Mt. Pleasant is assisting the family.  On-line condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com.