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Lorraine M. Sheldon

SHELDON-Lorraine Marie, beloved wife and mother, age 60, McKinney, TX, passed away May 13, 2008 at her home. Lorraine was born August 30, 1947 in Omaha, Nebraska, to Stephen P. and Anne (Traynowicz) Baska. She grew up in Nebraska and was graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a bachelor of science in business administration degree. Lorraine married William T. (Bill) Sheldon on November 29, 1969, in Omaha, Nebraska. After moving from Omaha, she and her family resided in many areas of the country including Chicago, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. before settling in the DFW area. Before retirement, she was an activities director in an Alzheimer’s care facility. Lorraine was a member of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic community, a student with S.A.I.L. (Seniors Active in Learning) at Collin College in Plano, Texas and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels. She is survived by her husband, Bill Sheldon; their son, Todd Sheldon and his wife, Krista of McKinney, Texas; their daughter, Kim Sheldon of Irving, Texas; grandchildren, Doug Sheldon, Kelly Sheldon, and Billy Feather; sisters, Beverly Cavanaugh of Omaha, Nebraska, Caroline Dodge of West Linn, Oregon and Nancy Bidrowski of Lincoln, Nebraska; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Anne Baska. Vigil Service Monday, 7:00 p.m., West Center Chapel. SERVICES Tuesday, 10 a.m., St. James Catholic Church VISITATION from 6:00 p.m. Monday at the West Center Chapel.


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