|Sheets, Nancy (1865 - 1948)|
|SHEETS GROVE ENGLEBRETSON|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 2/ /1948
MRS. NANCY SHEETS FUNERAL IS MONDAY
FORMER RESIDENT OF GREENWOOD DIES AT CHIPPEWA FALLS THURSDAY
Greenwood--Mrs. Nancy Leandrey Sheets, 82, a resident of Greenwood, Clark County, from 1898 until the death of her husband in 1930, died at 5 o'clock Thursday morning, Feb. 19, 1948 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls. She had been making her home with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Sheets, at Boyd at the time of her last illness, although she had been in poor health for some time due to a heart ailment. She suffered a stroke five days before her death and was taken to the hospital Wednesday night.
The body will lie in state at the Schiller Funeral Home in Greenwood until the time of the funeral services Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Grace Methodist Church, the Rev. Lee H. Holmes officiating. Burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Sheets, nee Grove, was born in Wakarusa, Ind., July 12, 1865, and was married to Joseph Asa Sheets Sept. 30, 1888, when she and her husband came to farm 4 miles northeast of Greenwood. Since the death of her husband she made her home with her children.
Surviving are three sons, Dexter Carlton Sheets, Curtiss, and Asa Leland and Chester Leroy Sheets, both of Boyd 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A son, Adrian Garfield Sheets, and a daughter, Mrs. John (Josie) Englebretson, preceded her in death, as did her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Grove.
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