Age 77, of Okemos, passed away, Friday, March 16, 2012 in Lansing. She was born July 12, 1934 in Lansing to John and Madeleine (Norris) Sheldon. She was a member of Mt. Hope United Methodist Church; and worked many years in the Lansing area real estate business. Elizabeth was a gifted and natural caregiver to family and friends alike, and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her sons: Gary (Robin) McLellen of Centerville, Utah, and Mike McLellen of Kentwood, Michigan; eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, siblings: Keith (Kathy), and Martha; an aunt, Katherine Cummings, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, V. Wayne McLellen; a grandson, Gary McLellen II; her parents; and a daughter-in-law, Mary McLellen.
There will be a memorial service held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, 501 E. Mt. Hope Ave. Lansing with Rev. William Haggard officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation, 4-7 p.m., Wednesday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, or the Veteran’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan.