Mary Ann  Sheldon


ONEONTA - Mary Ann Sheldon, 86, passed away Sunday July 14, 2019, at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home.
She was born Aug. 9, 1932, in Leigh, Nebraska, the daughter of the late William and Frieda (Groteluschen) Kuhr.
Mary Ann was married to George W. Sheldon March 15, 1952 in Delhi.
She lived on the family farm with her husband in Otego.
Mary Ann enjoyed bingo, gardening, puzzles and Christian music. She also loved to babysit, especially her family members.
She is survived by her children, Betty Lou Constable and Jeff of Norwich, Renata Talbot and David of Otego, David Sheldon of Otego and Kenneth Sheldon of Otego; her brother, James and Joyce Kuhr of Vestal; her sisters-in-law, Louise Kuhr of Arizona, Beverly Kuhr of Wells Bridge, Irmabelle Sheldon of Otego and Ruth Barkewitz of Oneonta; her loving grandchildren, Gregory and Eilzabeth Constable, Timothy and Laura Talbot and Seneca Rose Sheldon; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mary Ann was predeceased by her husband, George W. Sheldon, as well as her brothers, Richard Kuhr and William Kuhr.
A graveside committal service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 18, in Otego Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. Bob Thompson officiating.
A service to celebrate the life of Mary Ann will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made in her memory to Otego Evergreen Cemetery, 307 Mill Creek Road, Otego, NY 13825.
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Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.
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Published on July 15, 2019
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