Sheldon Mathew Walgren

Sheldon Mathew Walgren

July 10, 1948 - January 4, 2019 

Sheldon Mathew Walgren, 70, passed away at his home in Hot Springs, on January 4, 2019.

Sheldon was born on July 10, 1948, in Rushville, Neb., to Fredrick M. and Pauline (Eckerle) Walgren. Sheldon proudly served in the United States Navy. For many years of his career he was the supervisor at the Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Burlignton, Kan.

Sheldon is survived by his son, Shea Walgren and his son, Saul of Haysville, Kan.; daughter, Sunny Walgren and her children, Destiny, Alexis, Justin, Addison, Jordan, Trey, and Hunter of Mulberry, Kan.; sisters, Debra Johnston of Hot Springs; Paula Stackhouse of Cedar Falls, Iowa; numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick and Pauline; and brother, Craig.

Services were held Saturday, January 12, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs with Rev. Martha Beck officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Sheldon’s name to benefit the Battle Mountain Humane Society, 27254 Wind Cave Rd, Hot Springs, SD 57747.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

Fall River County Herald Star

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