Obit: Shedden, Harold A. (1894 - 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Shedden, Raine, Stephenson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/22/1975

Shedden, Harold A. (3 August 1894 – 14 May 1975)

A former Neillsville resident, Harold A. Shedden, 80, of Clintonville, died Wednesday, May 14, at Memorial Hospital in Appleton following a short illness. Funeral services were scheduled to be held Saturday from the Eberhardt Funeral Home, Clintonville, with the Rev. Norman D. Stephenson officiating. Burial was to be made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Masonic memorial services were planned for Friday evening at the funeral home.

Harold Shedden, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Shedden, was born August 3, 1894, in Frankfort, Ka., and while still a young man moved with his family to Dundee, Il. He came to Neillsville in 1917 and worked in the office of the Oatman Condensery. His marriage to the former Ruby Raine took place October 20, 1920, in Neillsville.

The Sheddens owned and operated a variety store in Neillsville until 1938 when they moved to Manawa and operated a store there until 1947. They then moved to Clintonville where Mr. Shedden was employed at the FWD Corporation until his retirement in 1960.

Mr. Shedden was a member of the Clintonville United Methodist Church and of Clintonville Chapter No. 197, Free and Accepted Masons.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby; by one brother, James Shedden, Camden, Tn., and by one niece and one nephew.



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