The memorial service for Sheila has been postponed and will not be held on January 22nd. Please stay tuned for the new date and time.
Sheila Fleming, 80, moved to live with our Heavenly Father on November 28, 2021. She was born on November 26, 1941 in Volga, SD to Lyle and Velma Eggebraaten. She enjoyed maintaining childhood friendships throughout her life. She moved to Marysville, California, graduated from Marysville High School in 1959 and attended Yuba College in Marysville, California.
Sheila was a pianist, soloist and built and played her own ukulele. She was particularly fond of Hawaiian music and dance, and also took part in square dancing. Sheila worked at The Bowling Green in Cottage Grove, OR in the late 70’s and 80’s and later became a bowling owner. She was a talented seamstress and craftswoman in general, including tole painting, knitting and cake decorating, and DIY activities. Sheila loved playing games and being with friends and family, or just staying at home with her husband.
Sheila and her husband Del are members of the Grace Community Fellowship and the Orelane Roamers RV Club. Together they have enjoyed their annual trip to Hawaii, with Kauai being Sheila’s favorite island, where she had the privilege of singing with Hawaiian star Larry Rivera and hula dancing during his performance. Sheila was also a member of the Iron Mango Ukulele Orchestra and the Hawaiian dance group Halau Hula Na Pua O Hawaii Nei.
She is survived by her husband Del; son Jon (Kris) Johnson; daughter Janet Wood; grandsons Michelle (Michael) Wareham, Amy (Joe) Lambert, David Taylor and Heather Taylor; great-grandchildren Katri and Soren Wareham; also her sister Linda (Kim) McDonald; Sister-in-law Cheryl Eggebraaten and numerous nieces and nephews. She is a predeceased of her brother Gale Eggebraaten and her parents Lyle and Velma Eggebraaten.
A memorial service celebrating Sheila’s amazing life will be held at Grace Community Fellowship on January 22, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the Major Family Funeral Home, 112 North A Street, Springfield, OR 97477. Visit majorfamilyfuneralhome. com to sign the online guest book.
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Posted by Major Family Funeral Home – Springfield on January 12, 2022.