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SHECKELLS, Josephine E.
SHECKELLS, Josephine E. Born May 30, 1926, in Ada, Okla. Passed away Dec. 23, 2009, in Lancaster, Calif. She grew up in Monrovia, California where she attended Monrovia Arcadia Duarte (MAD) High School. She has lived in the Antelope Valley 60+ years, working as a Retail Clerk, Business Owner (Sheckells Ceramics) and Artist. Her hobbies were painting, drawing, ceramics, porcelain doll making, gardening and sewing. She was an Award winning Artist. Survived by daughter Cynthia S. Reuter (Rick) of Hesperia, Calif., sons Charles R. Sheckells (Sarah) of Kelseyville, Calif., Lawrence L. Sheckells (Theresa) of Lake Stevens, Wash., Roger H. Sheckells (Terry) of Lancaster, Calif., 18 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by her sister Elizabeth P. Nieman (Stuart), brother Donald D. King (Donna), 15 nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and nephews. Honoring Josephines wish, there will be no viewing or service. Josephine asked that you each remember the happy times you shared. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Josephines name be sent to Hoffman Hospice or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Halley-Olsen-Murphy, Lancaster.

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