Don L. Sheldon, 83, of Oakland, Calif., died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Piedmont Gardens in Oakland. Mr. Sheldon was born on May 3, 1928, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Raymond H. and Nellie H. (Pease) Stunkel. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church at Oakland. He was a Korean War veteran having served with the U.S. Army. He married Wilma Layton in Westport, Indiana on Jan. 28, 1951.
Local survivors include Nikolai Stalkfleet and Jonathan (Allison) Stalkfleet, all of North Liberty.
Funeral services were conducted on April 14 at Bass and Gasper Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gerald Stunkel officiating. Burial was at the Westport Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s organization of choice in memory of Don Sheldon Sr.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.
Luella Niebuhr Schlue, 103, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, April 9, 2012, at Higley Mansion. Services were held April 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church by the Rev. David Miller. Interment was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
She was born in rural Blairstown, the daughter of William and Johanna Kluss Niebuhr, on March 28, 1909. She married Vernon F. Schlue on June 28, 1930. He died on May 31, 1968.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Local survivors include Samantha (Mark) Ironside of Swisher.
Memorials may be sent to Trinity Lutheran School or Hospice of Mercy.
Online condolences may be sent to www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.