Howard E. “Pee Wee” Sheffield, 89, of Lincoln, IL, passed away at 10:51 A.M. Monday January 7, 2019 at The Christian Village in Lincoln, IL.  He was born April 24, 1929 in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Herbert E. and Ida F. (Bell) Sheffield. 

He is survived by 9 nieces and nephews, Mary (Charles) Vandevender of Dana, IN, Doris Butt of Granite City, IL, Elaine Ramsey of Estancia, NM, Nancy Anderson of Milford, IL, Stephen (Linda) Ingold of Goodland, IN, Herbert Ingold of Chatsworth, IL, Margaret (Dwayne) Knollenberg of Lincoln, IL, Richard Ingold of Gibson City, IL, and John (Michelle) Ingold of Rankin, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 5 sisters; 4 brothers; 2 nieces; 2 nephews; 1 great-niece; 3 great-nephews; and one great-great-niece.

Howard worked for Douglas Aircraft in California for ten years.  He later worked at Plibrico in Chicago as an accountant until his retirement in 1991.  He was an avid amateur photographer and was a member of the Photographic Society of America, the Greenbriar Camera Club of Chicago and the Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association. 

A visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Monday January 14, 2019 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 11:00 A.M. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Brent Zastrow officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

Please visit to view Howard’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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