Harold A. Sheedlo, 93, Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2o16 at his home with his family by his side.
He was born in Escanaba on November 12, 1922, son of the late John and Signe (Buckland) Sheedlo.
Harold was a graduate of Escanaba High School and was a life-long resident of Escanaba.
He served in the United States Air Force from January 13, 1943 until he was honorably discharged on November 15, 1945. Harold was awarded the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with three bronze battle stars, one Overseas Service Bar, Good Conduct Medal, and a Distinguished Unit Badge.
On June 30, 1946, Harold married the former Jill Kahl in Escanaba.
Harold was employed as a conductor and brake man for the Chicago and Norther Western Railroad. He retired in 1984.
He enjoyed carpenter work, fishing, and being in the woods. He was proud of addition he built on his family home.
Harold is survived by his wife, Jill; children, Harold J. Sheedlo of Stonington, Robin (Vicky) Sheedlo of Sheboygan Falls, WI, Darryl (Susan) Sheedlo of San Diago, CA, Terry (Kay) Sheedlo of Stonington, Susan (Gary) Dubord of Cornell and Steven (Anne) Sheedlo of Morristown, TN; 14 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson; brother, William Sheedlo of Escanaba; sisters, Maxine (John) Jaeger of Escanaba, and Patricia Nelson and Margaret Quigley of Green Bay; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and son, Gary in 2008.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Sheedlo family.