Sheila Rae Erlanson

Sheila Rae Erlanson (Keltner)

August 24, 1938 - March 4, 2013

Sheila went home to the Lord at the age of 74, after an 8-year battle with Alzheimer's and a recent discovery of cancer. Born in Ontario, California to Glen and Helen Keltner, she was raised in Wilmington, California. She settled in Long Beach with her husband, Dick in 1967 where she raised their family. Sheila was a customer service supervisor and international sales coordinator for Belmont United Van Lines for over 20 years where she made many close friends. She was also very active at St. Timothy and Mt. Olivt Lutheran Churches. Sheila loved to camp, fish and collect rocks, visiting many of the campgrounds on the Eastern Sierras. The desert and beaches were amongareas for hiking and camping. Her nickname was "Princess Catch'em and Cook'em". She is survived by her by her husband, Dick, of nearly 50 years; children, Shannon, Brad, Julie, and Eric; 10 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; brother, Jerry; sister, Sunny; in-laws, Roy, David and Carolyn, and 12 nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 2:00pm at Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary, 5161 E. Arbor Road, Long Beach, California 90808. The family suggests donations to the . Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary

Funeral Home

Luyben Dilday Mortuary - LONG BEACH
5161 Arbor Rd Long Beach, CA 90808

Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Mar. 10, 2013