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Sheldon Gale Bottum
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1893
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec., 1979
Spink County
South Dakota, USA

Sheldon Gale Bottum was born April 2, 1893 to George and Mary (Stewart) Bottum near Burdette, Hand County, South Dakota, and attended the Burdette schools. He was graduated from school in Mitchell. He later taught in the rural schools of the area.

He married Ellen M. (Ladd) December l4, l9l8 in Atkin, Minnesota. He farmed most of his life in Burdette township. He served on township, county and school boards. He was active in the Burdette Methodist Church and the Wheaton United Church of Christ.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Horace Kasin (Geraldine) of Wallace, SD, Mrs. John Trongard, (Mildred) of Watertown and Mrs. J. W. (Alice) Kaye of Mitchell, a son Donald of Tulare, twelve grandchildren and ten great grandchildren, two brothers, Clark of Wessington and J. Carroll of West Lafayette, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his wife and two brothers

Sheldon Gale Bottum died Monday at the Redfield Hospital at the age of 86. The funeral was Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at the Wheaton United Church of Christ, rural Zell with Rev. Paul Opsahl officiating. Burial was in the Burdette Cemetery. Coleman—Thelen Funeral Home announced the arrangements.

*no DOD, but believe he died Dec. 3, 1979...csr
Family links: 
  George R. Bottum (1862 - 1946)
  Mary Jane Stewart Bottum (1862 - 1908)
  Ellen M. Ladd Bottum (1894 - 1979)
  Helen Geraldine Bottum Kasin (1920 - 2011)*
  Mildred G. Bottum Trongard (1926 - 2013)*
  Alice Jean Bottum Kaye (1932 - 2010)*
  Stewart N. Bottum (1890 - 1974)*
  Sheldon Gale Bottum (1893 - 1979)
  George Rigo Bottum (1896 - 1975)*
  Clark L. Bottum (1898 - 1983)*
  Joe Carroll Bottum (1902 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Burdette Cemetery
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Blk 1 Lot 37 Gr 4
Maintained by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
Originally Created by: ADD
Record added: Apr 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50638345
Sheldon Gale Bottum
Added by: Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
Sheldon Gale Bottum
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Rest In Peace, Sheldon..
- Carolyn Bingham Rosemore
 Added: Jun. 13, 2014

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