SONORA — Sherrill Wayne Dannheim,73, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012 at his home in Crockett, Texas.
Services were held at 3 p.m. on  Monday, June 4, 2012, in Kerbow Funeral Home Chapel.

Sherrill was born in Schleicher County on April 12, 1939 to Emil H. Dannheim and Etta Ruth (McDonald) Dannheim. He was the third of three children born to that union.

He was married to Nancy Jane Reed on May 25, 1963 in Sonora.

Sherrill went to public school in the Bailey Ranch Community. He graduated from Eldorado High School, and attended San Angelo Junior College.

He served in the United States Army.

After he and Nancy married, they lived in Austin then they moved back to West Texas and he worked for Southwest Electric Co-op in Eldorado for several years.

When Nancy’s father, Frank Reed died, Sherrill, Nancy, and their only son, Chayse, moved to the Reed Ranch 12 miles south of Sonora where they raised black Brangus cattle and angora goats. They also had ranches in Schleicher County and Crockett, Tx.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Nancy, and his brother Rusty. He is survived by his son Chayse Wayne Dannheim, his grandchildren Maegan and Cody, his sister Wanda Peterson of San Angelo, his sister-in-law Vonnie Dannheim of Eldorado, and nieces and nephews, and by his devoted companion, Mary Eskina.