John Sheil
John Sheil
John Sheil
John Sheil
John Sheil
John Sheil

Obituary of John Lyndon Sheil

Obituary John Lyndon Sheil died at home on October 14, 2018 in Tucson AZ. John was born February 21, 1926 on a farm near Delphis Iowa. He was raised in Maloy Iowa. Following high school, John enlisted in the Marine Corps serving in Japan in WWII. Upon returning from the war, he attended college in Maryville, Missouri where he met and married Martha Clymens; his wife of 67 years. For a short time after college, John taught at a school for the blind in St Joseph Missouri. He also owned Sheil Oil in Maloy, Iowa. His life long career was working as a chemist/engineer for Northern Natural Gas, living in Hobbs, New Mexico, Liberal, Kansas, and Spearman, Texas. After retiring in Liberal from Northern, John and Martha moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where they resided for over 30 years, moving to Tucson, AZ in January 2017. For many years John was a parishioner at Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church in Oklahoma City where he met many of friends and golf buddies. John was an avid golfer, spending many hours on the golf course or practicing his shots. He also loved puzzles and sudoku. John was a devoted husband, father and friend, loved by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed. John is preceded in death by his son John Edward, parents Edward and Marea Sheil, brothers Jim, Jerry, Bill, Mike and sister Monica. Survivors include wife, Martha: daughters Corinne Wilhoit and husband Tom of Tucson AZ; Jane Sheil Butler and husband Mark of Tucson AZ; grandchildren Ryan Wilhoit and wife, AJ; Lea Ann Brown; Chris Butler and wife Heather; and Erin Butler; great grandchildren Liv, Ever, Jacie, Whitney and Mackenzie and many nieces and nephews. A rosary service will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday October 24, 2018 in the chapel at St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church Tucson, AZ. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday October 25 at 10:00 AM in the chapel at St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. His burial will be in Liberal Kansas. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Lyndon Sheil, please visit our floral store.
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Wednesday October 24, 2018 6:00 PM St Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church 5150 N Valley View Rd Tucson, AZ 85718
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