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Robert M. Sheldon
 Born
29 August 1870 - Du Page, Will County, Illinois, United States of America
 Died
8 November 1949 - Naperville, Du Page County, Illinois, United States of America
 Buried
10 November 1949 - Naperville Cemetery, Du Page County, Illinois, United States of America
 Spouse
Born 9 September 1874 - Died 2 September 1959
 Married
30 December 1893 - DuPage Township, Will County, Illinois, United States of America
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GENERAL NOTES
Obituary published in the Naperville Clarion on 10 November 1949

ROBERT M. SHELDON

Robert M. Sheldon, 79, of Wheatland township, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 8, in St. Joseph's hospital, Joliet, where he had been a patient for the last two weeks.

Mr. Sheldon, who had been ill with a heart ailment for about a month, was born August 29, 1870, in DuPage township of Will county, being the son of the late Robert W. and Margaret Sheldon. He was married Dec. 30, 1893, to the former Ruth Patterson, the couple engaging in farming in DuPage and Wheatland townships for 29 years. During the years from 1903 to 1930 Mr. Sheldon operated a real estate business in Napervllle.

Mr. Sheldon was a member of Napervllle lodge, A.F. and A.M. for 55 years.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ruth P. Sheldon; one son, Robert R., of Wheatland township; four grandchildren, Ruth Jean, Robert W., Donald C. and Al Dean Sheldon, and two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Simpson of Perry, Okla., and Mrs. C. M. Crossetti, of Faribault, Minn.

The body has been removed to the Luce funeral home at Plainfleld.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the First Congregational church at Naperville. Rev. Harry B. Gordon will officiate. Burial will be in Naperville cemetery.


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Headstone of Robert M. Sheldon 1870 - 1949Headstone of Robert M. Sheldon 1870 - 1949
Naperville Cemetery, Du Page County, Illinois

The headstone photograph comes from the Find A Grave website courtesy of Suzette Murray
The location is Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
Link to the Find A Grave site for Robert M. Sheldon
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