Sheldon L. Gould, 92
Sheldon L. Gould, 92, of Fennville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at the South Haven Health System. He was born May 9, 1922, to Ralph and Dott (Sheldon) Gould in Lacota.
Sheldon graduated from South Haven High School in 1940. He served his country overseas during World War II in the Army Air Corps.
Sheldon married Bernadine Wing on Dec. 18, 1942, at her family home in Ganges Township. He worked as a maintenance supervisor at Bohn Aluminum for 38 years before retiring in 1984.
Sheldon loved socializing and meeting friends at local restaurants. He was an avid gardener and accomplished wood worker who loved spending time with his family. He was a member of the Casco United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death, along with his parents, by his wife of 69 years, Bernadine (Wing) Gould, who passed in 2011; siblings, Albert, Allan, Laurence and Ralph Gould, Dorothy Jean and Phyllis Pensinger.
Sheldon is survived by his children, Patrick (Nancy) Gould of Katy, Texas, Kathleen (Larry) Yankee of Fennville, Mike (Peggy) Gould of Fennville, Peggy (Al) Marshall of Pontiac, Larry (Lindsey) Gould of Glenn and Karen (Wayne) Facca of Clarkston; brother Butch (Sharon) Gould of Florida; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Filbrandt Family Funeral Home of South Haven. Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. at Casco United Methodist Church with the Reverends David Meister and George Fleming officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sheldon's memory to the Casco Band or Casco United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are being provided by Filbrandt Family Funeral Home of South Haven, (269) 637-0333.
To share thoughts and memories on the family's online guestbook, visit www.FilbrandtFFH.com.