SSG Adam Michael Sheda
SSG Adam Michael Sheda, 26, of Cloquet died Saturday June 30, 2007, in Duluth. Adam was born June 6, 1981, in Duluth to Tony A. and Paulette (Beaupre) Sheda. Adam was a 1999 graduate of Wrenshall High School where he played basketball and footbal...
SSG Adam Michael Sheda, 26, of Cloquet died Saturday June 30, 2007, in Duluth. Adam was born June 6, 1981, in Duluth to Tony A. and Paulette (Beaupre) Sheda. Adam was a 1999 graduate of Wrenshall High School where he played basketball and football. After high school, Adam served in the United States Army and was stationed in Schweinfurt, Germany, for three years. He returned home and attended Lake Superior College and joined the Army National Guard in 2004, serving in Iraq with Charlie Company 136th Infantry. He was deployed for 22 months, returning home on June 23. Adam was a world traveler and he loved animals, especially rabbits and dogs. Adam also loved his '70 Mustang, although he spent more time fixing it than driving it. He was an avid collector of military memorabilia. He was a talented artist who enjoyed painting and drawing. He will be remembered for his loving heart and sense of humor.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tony W. and Sue Sheda of Chelsea, Iowa, and Paul Beaupre of Duluth.
He is survived by his parents, Paulette and Tony Sheda of Wrenshall; sisters, Jennifer (Brad Bassett) Sheda, Rachel (Ryan) Swanson, Becky (Andy) Gamache and Suzy (Jason) Berger; brother, Tony P. Sheda; nieces and nephews, Jayden, Justin, Emma, Caroline and Cora; grandmother, Marcella Beaupre; and many aunts, uncles cousins and friends.
Adam often said, "You only live once, and sometimes not even. I Have Lived."
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Thursday July 5, at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Gary New Duluth, with the Rev. Fr. Noel Stretton officiating, with military honors to follow. A Celebration of Life will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at the Tap Room, 21 North Fourth Avenue West, Duluth.
Memorials are preferred to the Adam Sheda Memorial, c/o the Sheda Family, 200 Barker Rd, Wrenshall, MN 55797.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, (218) 727-3555.
July 4, 2007
- Cloquet, Minn.