Sheldon Lamar Hall, 99, of Elkhart, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at his residence in Elkhart.
He was born March 26, 1922, in Milford, Indiana, to Cloyd Sylvester and Grace (Blough) Hall.
On Aug. 24, 1946, in Bremen, Indiana, he married Mary L. Kipfer. She preceded him in death on June 25, 2006, in Elkhart. Surviving are two children, Bardget Sue Nelson and Courtney Lee (Nancy) Hall, both of Elkhart; three grandchildren, Justin Nelson, Cameron (Sara) Hall and Collin (Ashlyn) Hall, all of Elkhart; a sister, Mary Ellen Hudon of Plymouth, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary, and five siblings, Harlan Hall, John Hall, Virgil Hall, Betty Linn and Pauline Krull.
Sheldon graduated in 1942 from New Paris High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II from 1942 to 1945. Sheldon was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, Notre Dame women's basketball fan and Northwood High School boys' basketball fan. He worked at C.G. Conn Band Instrument in Elkhart for 24 years and worked for the Elkhart Post Office for 16 years retiring on April 2, 1989.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Pastor Doug Cripe from First Christian Church in Mishawaka will be officiating. Burial will follow in Rice Cemetery where there will be full military honors rendered. Friends may visit with the family for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.