Obituary of Solon Ithamer Sheldon
BLISSFIELD: Solon Ithamer Sheldon, age 83, of Blissfield passed away on Friday, May 6, 2022, at his home under the care of his loving family and Hospice of Lenawee. He was born October 19, 1938, in Blissfield, Michigan to Ithamer “Spike” and Loa (Clough) Sheldon. He was a 1956 graduate of Blissfield High School. On June 2, 1958, he married Wanda Williams and she survives. He was a member of the Zion United Brethren Church in Blissfield. Solon worked as a mill wright welder for General Motors, retiring in 1999. He enjoyed John Deere tractors, farming, and Scouting; he also received many awards as well as the Wood Badge.
Surviving Solon, besides his wife Wanda, are two sons, James Sheldon of Cabot, AR and Michael (Dawn) Sheldon of Blissfield, MI.; a daughter, Deborah (Ron) Jordan of Troy, MO; a daughter in law, Keri (Dennis) Southwell; six grandchildren, Ashley (Hector) Amaya, Wade Swift, Garrett (Alyssa) Sheldon, Megan (Anthony Cannon) Sheldon, Kaylen (Kyle Brookman) Jordan and Billy Cusack; five great grandchildren, Madelynn, Maira, Morgan Rose, Morgan Jane and Charlotte with one on the way, along with godson, Patrick Butts. Solon was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Albert Sheldon and Johnny Lord and a sister, Ruth Schneider
Funeral services for Solon Sheldon will be held on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield with Pastor Aden Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 3pm to 8pm and an hour before the funeral service at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Zion United Brethren Church or to Hospice of Lenawee. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.