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Martha J. Sheldon

June 21, 1945 July 4, 2008
Martha J. Sheldon
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Obituary for Martha J. Sheldon

SHELDON, MARTHA J. (Zorman), Oxford, MI. Born in Jackson, MI, daughter to the late Harold J. and Margaret M. Zorman. Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother passed away July 4, 2008 at home with her family after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 63. Martha worked at Michigan State University Clinical Center for nineteen years as a medical tech and moved to Oxford, MI where she worked at Beaumont Hospital of Troy. She enjoyed traveling, reading, quilting and was the president of Rachels Circle and a member of Prayers and Squares. She also volunteered at Meadowbrook Hall’s gardens.

Surviving are her loving husband of 20 years William D. Sheldon; son, George A.M. Ristow of Philadelphia; stepdaughters, Tammy S. Sheldon of Saginaw, and sister Stacy L. Sheldon of Lansing; grand children, Tyler Luptowski and Trenton Geth; her brother, Bruce Zorman; sisters, Janice Watkins and Mary Robbins; several in-laws, nieces, nephews, and many close friends.

She attended the Oxford United Methodist Church, Oxford, MI where a memorial service will be celebrated on Thursday July 10th at 11:00a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society using the following link to access her web page:, and to the Oxford United Methodist Church 21 E. Burdick Street, Oxford, MI 48371, (include her name).
Arrangements entrusted to Lynch & Sons Bossardet Chapel, Oxford.


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