Archive for Thursday, January 23, 2003

Sheldon L. Mundy Sr.

1919-2003

January 23, 2003

Services for Sheldon L. Mundy Sr., 83, Eudora, were Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home in Ottawa. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona.

Mr. Mundy died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at his home.

He was born Aug. 28, 1919, in Burlingame, the son of Charles F. and Geneva (Russell) Mundy. He grew up and attended schools near Williamsburg. He also had lived in Ottawa.

At age 13, he began working in coal mines near Williamsburg. He later worked as a heavy equipment operator and retired from Kellogg and Clark Construction Co. in the early 1970s.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 995th Aircraft Division in 1942-43.

He married Wanda Bittenbender on Oct. 25, 1940, in Ottawa. She died Sept. 8, 1991.

Survivors include two sons, Terry Mundy, Eudora, and Rick Mundy, Salina; a daughter, Peggy Thompson, Ottawa; two sisters, Faye Service, Overbrook, and Lois Bushnell, Lawrence; 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

A son, Sheldon Mundy II, died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Southern Care Hospice of Lawrence, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa 66067.

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