6-7:00 PM, Sunday, March 18, at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
7:00 PM, Sunday, March 18, at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
10:00 AM, Monday, March 19, Community Presbyterian Church, West Fargo.
Mapleton Cemetery, Mapleton.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Jean L. Sheeley, 82, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Sanford Hospital.
Jean was born November 24, 1929 to Jesse and Minnie (Thill) Kemmer in Fargo, ND.
Jean married Edward W. Sheeley on June 7, 1949 in Moorhead, MN.
She cooked at Mapleton School for over 20 years until 1995. In 1995 their home was bought out because of flooding and she moved into West Fargo. Her grandkids said their cousins had enjoyed her cooking for over 20 years and that she needed to cook for them. So every Wednesday she made a meal and had up to 19 kids usually her grandkids and their friends. For 10 years she worked for the Red Hawks, cleaning the concourse, etc. In 2005 she threw out the first ball at a Red Hawks game. She loved to play cribbage and race horse with her family. She also worked for the West Fargo High School taking tickets for girls and boys swim meets.
Jean is survived by her children, Michael (Terry) Sheeley, Forest Lake, MN, Elizabeth (Richard) Ackerland, Mapleton, ND, James (Karen) Sheeley, Sauk Rapids, MN, Linda (William) Waxler, Fargo, ND, Clifford (Gail) Sheeley, West Fargo, ND, Patricia Brooks, Fargo, ND; 17 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and one on the way; brothers, George W. Kemmer, Carlsbad, CA, Richard Kemmer, Fargo, ND and James Kemmer, Delton, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, Jack, Thomas and Jerry Kemmer, and her husband.