Born April 23, 1948 in Spokane to Guy and Ruby LaRue, Sherry was raised with her seven siblings on Four Mound Prairie and attended school in Reardan, Washington.
It was at Reardan High School that she met her husband Rolland (Ron) McDonald and was married August 19th, 1966.
In 1973 they moved to Newman Lake, where they built a beautiful log home from the ground up overlooking the lake, and raised their family.
Sherry was an avid gardner and transformed her home each year with her beautiful flowers and gardens.
She could make anything grow and also enjoyed making crafts and gifts for those she loved.
She also enjoyed to golf and bowl, but nothing brought her more joy than her family.
She was the oldest of eight children and had a special way of taking care of others.
She raised her three boys with love, and was a wonderful, caring, funloving grandmother to her five grandchildren.
Her loss will be felt by the large group of family and friends she shared her life with.
Preceded in death by her son Randy McDonald, she is survived by her parents Guy and Ruby LaRue of Nine Mile Falls; husband, Rolland (Ron) McDonald of Newman Lake; son, Robert (Angela) of Spokane; son, Rory (Sarah) of Newman Lake; grandsons: Brandon, Randy, and Cole; granddaughters: Savannah and Emma.
Survived by her siblings: brother, Steven LaRue (Eva), brother, Clifford LaRue (Brenda); sister, Debbie LaRue, sister Janett Gerard (David), sister, Diania Bieber (Tim), sister, Donna LaRue, sister, Angela Purdy (Alan); as well as countless nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of her life will take place at Mt.
Spokane Church, 6311 E. Mt.
Spokane Dr., Mead WA on Saturday October 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
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