of Chelsea & Alanson, Michigan, Age 81, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was born October 26, 1930 in Flint, Michigan, the daughter of Homer D. & Eva L. (Oaks) Bugbee.

Lillian was the medical secretary at Burns Clinic in Petoskey. She attended Chelsea Free Methodist Church and Alanson Nazarene Church. She spent a lot of time in Flint and Port Huron as a young person.

On July 3, 1948, she married Donald “DJ” Sheldon, and he preceded her in death. Survivors include a daughter, Diane (Tom Nichols) Sheldon-Ku of Grass Lake; a son Roderick (Shelley) Sheldon of Wolverine; two brothers Lee (Marcia) Bugbee of Grand Rapids, and Ken (Jan) Bugbee of Burton; two sisters Edith Bugbee of Flint, and Mary (Don) Taylor of Louisville, OH; sister-in-law Barbara Bugbee-Miller; three grandchildren, Anne Carroll, Cleo Ku, and Derek Ku; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers Al and Chuck Bugbee.

A memorial service was held Saturday, March 17, 1:00 pm at Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea, MI with Rev. Jeff Ford officiating. A second memorial service was held at Alanson Nazarene Church will be held Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m., Alanson, Michigan. Burial will take place at Littlefield Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chelsea Free Methodist Church, 7665 Werkner Road, Chelsea, MI 48118, Alanson Church of the Nazarene Church, 7489 Mission Rd, Alanson, MI 49706, or Arbor Hospice, 2366 Oak Valley Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

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