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Robert Lee Sheldon

July 10, 1947 — November 7, 2023

St. Johns, MI

     Robert Lee Sheldon, age 76, of St. Johns, MI, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

      Robert was born in Lansing, MI on July 10, 1947, the son of  James  and Betty Sheldon but was raised by Henry and Gene Sheldon in Shepardsville, MI.  Robert married Dorothy Jean Ike on January 20, 1970.  Dorothy passed away on May 3, 1995. 

      Robert was a truck driver for many years.  He enjoyed watching sports, especially football and basketball.  Robert was a Michigan State fan.  Spending time with his family brought him the greatest joy.  

      He is survived by his son Scott Sheldon; daughter Melissa and Wally Emmer; daughter Gina, and Mike Noble; son Greg and Julie Sheldon; daughter Rhonda; 9 grandchildren: Lorraine Sheldon; Hannah Emmer; Andrew, Aaron, Amber, and Adam Sheldon; Nate, Amanda, and Zachary Borema; several great-grandchildren; siblings: Joyce, Susan and Kenny. Robert was preceded death by his parents, Henry and Gene Sheldon, wife Dorothy Jean Sheldon, son Daniel Marek, Jr., and brother Wayne.

     Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

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