Francis Marion Sheldon
1870 - 1958.
TEN SLEEP --- Funeral services were
conducted at the Ten Sleep Methodist church May 9
for Francis Marion Sheldon who died in the hospital at Salina,
Calif., on the eve of
his 88th birthday anniversary, May 2.
Rev. Oyer C. Morgan had charge of the funeral
services. A quartette composed of Mrs. Roy Shriver, Mrs. George Ferguson,
Mrs. Nick Shaver and Mrs. Robert Everett sang "We Shall Gather By the
River" and "Face to Face." They were
accompanied by Mrs. Frank Davis.
Sheldon came to Wyoming
in 1886 and made his home in the Ten Sleep area. He and his family moved
to Washington in 1924 were he did carpenter
work and later worked for the soil conservation in Watsonville,
Calif., retiring 10
years ago. He is survived by three sons, Dal, Vern and
Guy, 24 grandchildren and seven great-gramdchildren.
Clipping from Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland,