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  1. Aura Lee Sheedy: Birth: 10 JUL 1928 in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California. Death: 9 OCT 2008 in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California

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a. Continued:   Robert Sylvanus Sheedy was born on the Phillips Ranch near Northport Washington. He was named for his paternal grandfather (first name), and maternal grandfather (middle name). When he was very young, he moved with his family to Edmonton, Cadana, for a short time, then returned to Northport. He spent most of his youth with his family, which moved all over the country for his father's work. By the time Robert "Bob" was in high school, they lived in Marshfield (now Coos Bay), Oregon, and he remained in the area for the rest of his life.
  Bob was a star half-back and a pole vaulter at Marshfield High School. He placed second in the pole vault at the 1927 Oregon state high school track meet in Corvalis. He married his high school sweetheart, Ara Guinan. Bob and Ara owned the Sheedy Store in Powers, Oregon, for many years.
  Bob was well known for his agility and did back flips down main street when his grandchildren were born. His brother Forrest recalled visiting one time when Bob was around 60 years old. A friend was talking with him on the curb and joked that Bob wasn't the man he used to be. Bob said maybe not, but then he did a standing back-flip and landed on the curb on the balls of his feet --and he was wearing his heavy lineman work boots at the time!
  Bob was a "jack of all trades". He worked as a lineman for the power company and was an avid sportsman. He built drift boats, painted, was a self-taught tap dancer, made beef jerky and was the original "Old Trapper." Bob was an ambulance driver for the city of Powers, a volunteer fireman, and a member of the Coos Bay Yacht Club.
  He was an active Mason, Ancient Scottish Rite, 32nd Degree and past Grand Master of Myrtle Lodge 78, AF & AM in Myrtle Point, and also belonged to the Research Lodge 198, a state-wide lodge for past grand masters, the Scottish Rite of Coos Bay, was father advisor for the Elgin Assembly of Rainbow Girls, and served as a grand lodge appointee on the examining committee of AF & AM.
  Bob's remains were cremated and interred in a Crypt south of Coquille, Oregon.


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