Sheryl was raised in East County, graduating from Sam Barlow High School. She continued her education at Mt. Hood Community College where she received an associate's degree in food processing and accounting. Sheryl worked in the book binding trade for 25 years, retiring in 2002. Her hobbies included reading, and watching movies with her family. Sheryl enjoyed soccer and was a Portland Timbers and Thorns fan. Sheryl was preceded in death by her husband Casimiro in 2010. She is survived by her children; Andy and Kathy Lopez. Private family services will be held at a later date. Contributions can be made to the National MS Society.