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AnnaMarie Sheriff

December 20, 1958 — May 19, 2014

AnnaMarie Sheriff, 55, of Crane, TX, passed away Monday, May 19th, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Monterey, CA on December 20th 1958 to Salvatore P. Cardinale and Angelina Cardinale. AnnaMarie graduated from Monterey High School. She was married to Craig Sheriff on February 7th 1981; they were married for 33 years.

AnnaMarie was an accomplished musician, singer/song writer. She recorded three albums and one of her songs “America Will Stand Tall” was selected for “Stand Tall America” a compilation album of various artists made for 9/11.
She was a dynamic part of her local church Ekklesia of Crane where she led worship and where her husband Craig is a minister. She was an active member of the community especially in beautification projects with Keep Crane Beautiful, as well as other community organizations. She helped her husband run their local business Craig’s Gym.

AnnaMarie became a Christian in 1982 along with her husband and over the years they worked together in ministering Christ everywhere they went and were a great team. She was a woman of great faith and remained strong throughout her life sharing her faith and helping others. She truly embodied the qualities of a Proverbs 31 woman; was a wonderful helpmeet to her husband and took great pride in caring for her family. She enjoyed, planting flowers, fitness, caring for her dog Zaccheus and turtles, and spending time with her family and friends. She was a very selfless person, admired by many and had a heart to serve and make a difference within her community. Her beautiful smile, kind heart, and fun loving personality will truly be missed.

AnnaMarie is survived by her husband, Craig Sheriff; daughter, Danielle Kolisek, son-in-law Kane Kolisek and soon to be granddaughter, Khloe Marie Kolisek of Crane; father and mother, Sal and Angie Cardinale of Pebble Beach, CA; brother Vince Cardinale of Salinas, CA; and sisters, Roseann Orlebeck of Corral del Tierra, CA and Sally Cardinale of Seaside, CA.

Rest now our “little warrior”, until we meet again.

A memorial service will be held at Ekklesia of Crane, on Saturday, May 24th at 11:00am.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of AnnaMarie Sheriff, please visit our flower store.


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