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Eldora F. Sheldon,   Age 86
Funeral Time: A celebration of life and graveside memorial will be held in the spring at Lockhart Pleasant View Cemetery, Ada, MN.
Funeral Location: A celebration of life and graveside memorial will be held in the spring at Lockhart Pleasant View Cemetery, Ada, MN.
Burial Location: Lockhart Pleasant View Cemetery, Ada, MN
   
    

Eldora “Dori” (Peterson) Sheldon, 86

St. Cloud, MN

May 28, 1937 – November 30, 2023

 

            Eldora “Dori” Frances Sheldon, age 86, St. Cloud, MN, died Thursday, November 30, 2023 at Sterling Park Assisted Living, Waite Park, MN
                A celebration of life and graveside memorial will be held in the spring at Lockhart Pleasant View Cemetery, Ada, MN.

            Eldora was born May 28, 1937 Mahnomen, MN to Lawrence and Theodora (Larson) Peterson. She grew up on a family farm at Lockhart, MN. Eldora graduated from Ada High School and furthered her education at Moorhead State College and Northern State Teachers College. 

She was united in marriage to Edwin Sheldon at Lockhart Lutheran Church, Ada, MN on September 11, 1956. Eldora was a mother to 6 daughters, 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Edwin and Eldora later divorced.

Eldora worked for J. C. Penney making curtains and later as a manager. She also worked at St. Cloud State University in the Housing Office and at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Cloud, MN.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters; Katherine (Andy Andrews) Sheldon of Hailey, ID; Deborah Roberts of St. Cloud, MN; Rebecca Sheldon of Minneapolis, MN; Cynthia (Steven) Blommer of Clear Lake, MN; Kristine (John) Ostrowski of Park City, UT; and Tricia (significant other JD Webb) Dalton of Fort Worth, TX; brother, Jon Peterson of Ada, MN; sister-in-law, Betty Jo Peterson of Ada, MN; seven grandchildren, Adryan Hink, Connie, Jerymie and Colline Roberts, Aaron (Jess West) Blommer, Ashley (Kale) Moreland and Alyssa (Aric) Hurd; and five great grandchildren, Kinley and Jax Blommer, Camron and Beckett Hurd, and Carson Moreland.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Theodora Peterson, sister, Lavon Lammer, brother-in-law, Lynn Lammer, brothers Larry and Marvin Peterson, sisters-in-law, Joan Peterson and Joanne Peterson, son-in-law Virgil Roberts and great granddaughter, Charlotte Hurd.

 
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