Rochelle Herald, Rochelle, Illinois
Wednesday, November 2, 1921 p. 1
MRS. B.F. SHEETS OF OREGON DIED SUNDAY MORNING
Mrs. Catherine H. Sheets, wife of Col B. F. Sheets, died at her home in Oregon Sunday morning, October 30, following a long illness.
Mrs. Sheets was born in Dayton, Ohio, on Sept. 15, 1840, and with her parents came to Oregon in 1852. She was married to Col. B.F. Sheets in 1872.
To this union five children were born, Dr. H. H. Sheets, of Oregon, being the only surviving one. The Revs. Frank and Fred Sheets, are step sons.
Mrs. Sheets had been a member of the Methodist church practically all her life, and always took an active interest in affairs of the church and her community.
Funeral services were held at two o'clock Wednesday afternoon from her late home. Burial was made in the Oregon Cemetery.
Submitted by Peg Allen Arnold
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