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Jack Sherlock – Herald of Grand Forks

Jack Stewart Sherlock, 81 of Mesa, AZ passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 with his beloved wife Rosita by his side at their home after a long courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Jack was born June 25, 1941 in Backoo, ND to Matt and Jean Sherlock. As a young child he moved to Crookston, MN with his family.

He attended and graduated from Crookston Central High School and continued his education in the construction trade.

Jack married Rosita Gaber in Fertile, MN in 1966.

Jack and Rosita spent 56 adventurous years together starting in Crookston, MN and continuing to Grand Forks, ND where they started Sherlock Construction, which became their bread and butter for the next 30 years.

Retirement took them to Bradenton, FL and Mesa, AZ where lasting friendships were made.

Jack was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed hockey, golf, and pickleball, as well as many other sports.

Above all, Jack loved Rosita and her family, devoting his life to them.

Jack is survived by his beloved wife Rosita and his beloved children Daniel (Connie) and Heather (Doug). Cherished grandchildren Amanda and Sam.

Siblings Laurie Smith, Jim (Nancy) Sherlock, sister-in-law Nancy (Lyon) Sherlock and brother-in-law Carl (Melody) Gaber, as well as many nephews, nieces, cousins ​​and friends.

Jack is pursued in death by his parents Matt and Jean, his father and stepmother Adam and Rose Gaber, his brothers Dennis and Michael Sherlock, his sister-in-law Marilyn Sherlock, and his brother-in-law Bill Smith.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Sunland Springs Village in Mesa, AZ on October 22, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A service will also be held in the spring of 2023 in Minneapolis, MN, date TBD.