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Obituary: Sheldon I. Bergeson

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Sheldon I. Bergeson, age 95, passed away July 13, 2001 in Gresham, Oregon.

Sheldon was born June 1, 1906 in Lewiston, Utah to Joseph Bergeson and Medora Call Bergeson. He married Melba Plowman on July 8, 1936 in Logan, Utah. Sheldon served a L.D.S. Mission in the Eastern States, and graduated from Utah State University. He was a coordinator for the Cache Co. School District for six years, and worked for the American Red Cross as a Field Director serving the Military for 29 years. After retirement, he worked many years in the AARP Organization in Oregon, two years as State Director. He lived a life of service and will be missed.

He is survived by his wife, Melba; daughter, Annette Wessman; son, Gary Bergeson; brothers, Rulon, Arnold and Phillip; sisters, Thora Watson and June Swallow; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 21, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the Jordan North 2nd Ward, 4270 So. 4145 W. The family will receive friends at a visitation Saturday from 1-1:45 p.m. at the Ward. Interment: Valley View Memorial Park. Funeral Directors: Valley View Funeral Home.