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Nona R. McSherry of Verona/Mt. Horeb

April 3, 2018 by Cristina & Diego | Filed under Obituaries.

A visitation with family and friends will be held from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME, 500 N. 8th St., Mt. Horeb, WI. Burial will be at St. Bridget’s Catholic Cemetery following the visitation. Donations are preferred to the charity of your choice.

Nona Rae McSherry, age 83, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at UW Hospital in Madison, WI. She was born on October 17, 1934 in Racine, WI, daughter of Arthur and Ramona (Ryan) Klapproth. She graduated from Racine Horlick High School in 1952 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1956 and a Master’s Degree in Physiology in 1958 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Nona spent her entire career in research. The first 15 years with Dr. John Mangos in the Department of Pediatrics working on Cystic Fibrosis. She co-authored many published papers on this subject. The last 13 years were spent in the Department of Medicine with Dr. Wen and Dr. David P. Simpson in the specialty of Nephrology. She retired early in 1989 as a Senior Research Associate. Nona married William “Don” McSherry on December 27, 1958. They lived in Madison, Lodi, and Verona.

Nona is survived by her husband: William Donald McSherry of Black Earth; sisters-in-law: Judy Klapproth of Eureka, CA and Elizabeth Schmelzer of Arlington Heights, Ill; brothers-in-law: Leo (Phyllis) McSherry of Waupaca, and Raymond (Evelyn) McSherry of Wisconsin Rapids, nieces and nephews: Rosanne McSherry, Mary Kay (Anthony Rosario) McSherry, Sharon (John) Riester, Michael McSherry, Patrick McSherry, Dean (Dianne) Schmelzer, Daniel (Stacey) Schmelzer, Sherry (Scott) Reese, Heather McSherry, and Matthew McSherry; and a cousin: Richard (Jean) McSherry, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother: Thomas Klapproth.

A visitation with family and friends will be held from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME, 500 N. 8th St., Mt. Horeb, WI. Burial will be at St. Bridget’s Catholic Cemetery following the visitation. Donations are preferred to the charity of your choice.

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