Cheryl Lynn Hering died Feb. 3. She was 56.

Mrs. Hering was born Feb. 6, 1956. She was raised in Northeast Portland by her parents, Mary and Bud Short. She graduated from Portland State University in 1978. She was employed as a Commercial Bond Underwriter at Transamerica Insurance in the 1980s. She married Marc Hering in 1988.

She is survived by her husband, Marc; daughters, Melanie and Crystal; and sister, Sandra Seet.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 15, at All Saints Church.