As an adult, she became a nurse and thrived at caring for infants who struggled to get a start in life, in a hospital neonatal unit.
It shouldn’t have been surprising that she married a man she thought she could “fix”. Only when she realized she had to save her children from him did she give up on “fixing” him and attempt to leave.
On October 5, 1990, Sheryl was found dead in her garage with her children alone inside the house. Everyone knew what happened to Sheryl – her husband murdered her – yet it would take 27 years to obtain justice.
Sheryl’s sister, Renee, refuses to let a society and justice system that irreparably failed her sister, Sheryl’s children, her family and her, fail others in the same way.
If you or a loved one is being abused, speak up, do something. If you are afraid to speak up or do something, you are not alone. There are many people and resources out there willing to help you. Don’t wait until it is too late and above all, don’t excuse the behavior.
Every woman has the basic right to live free from domestic violence.
Let Fehr be your home for emotional support, comfort, and services in regard to domestic violence towards women in today’s society. We are dedicated to assisting victims to obtain justice.