Obituary for Leon B Sheridan

Leon B Sheridan

Birth Date: Nov. 21st, 1917
Date Passed: Mar. 16th, 2010


Leon B. Sheridan age 92, of Ravenna died, Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at his residence surrounded by his family. Leon was born on November 21, 1917 to the late Terence and Mabel (Blakney) Sheridan. He graduated from Ravenna High School and served in the United States Army during WWII from 1941-45. He married Floretta McNitt on April 23, 1943 in Rolla, Missouri. Leon served on the Ravenna School Board from 1960 to 1968. Leon is survived by his wife of 66 years: Floretta of Ravenna, Sons: Leland (Judy) Sheridan of Clio, MI and Terence (Hellen) Sheridan of Providence Forge, Virginia. Daughters: Ruth Ann (Bernard) Tobin of New Era, Claudia (Glenn) Place of Sparta, Colleen Moyer of Ravenna, Eva Kalafer of Frankfurt, Germany and Keiko (Rick) Manning of Kentwood, MI., 20 Grandchildren and 43 Great Grandchildren. 1 Brother: Harleigh (Dorothy) Sheridan of Coopersville. 2 Sisters: Alta Tindle of Sparta and Florence Krey of Pittsburg, KS. 1 Sister in-law: Eva Sheridan of Coopersville and 1 Brother in-law: Gabriel Powell of Rockford. The family would like to thank Noreen Reynolds and Susan Hamilton for their care and compassion with Leon during his illness. In addition to his parents, Leon was preceded in death by: brothers: Leslie and Marlin Sheridan, sisters: Norma Doane, Cecile Powell, Rosemary Smith, and Mary Thomas and grandson: Ben Place. A Memorial Service for Leon B. Sheridan will be conducted on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna with Rev. Chuck Smith officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to the memorial service. Cremation has taken place and burial will be at McNitt Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to: Harbor Hospice or the Ravenna Community Educational School Foundation. Go to to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


11:00am to 1:00pm on
Mar. 20th, 2010 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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1:00pm on Mar. 20th, 2010 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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4:00pm on Mar. 20th, 2010 at
McNitt Cemetery
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