Obit: Sheldon, Oren (1879 - 1949)
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----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/11/1949

Sheldon, Oren (30 Jun. 1879 - 5 Mar. 1949)

Word was received here by Mrs. J. E. Fuller of the death of her brother, Oren H. Sheldon, 69, on March 5th at Lady Minto Hospital, Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada, the result of a malignant condition. The funeral rites were conducted there on Monday.

Mr. Sheldon, a former resident of Unity, was born in Dundee, June 30, 1879 and came to Unity when a small boy. He lived on a farm about 4 miles from Unity until he attained manhood and they went to Canada 37 years ago. Two years later, he returned to Unity for a two months visit and then returned to Canada.

Surviving brothers and sisters are Mrs. Leida Steck, of Couer D’Alene, Idaho; Mrs. May Severson, Greenwood; Mrs. J. E. (Mary) Fuller, Unity, Chester, Sheldon, Merrill; and a half sister, Mrs. Emily Hollensteiner, Seattle, Washington. Three sisters and a brother preceded him in death.

Mrs. Fuller and Mr. Sheldon went to Canada befote the Christmas holidays to visit with their brother at the hospital where he had been confined for 3 ½ months prior to his death.



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