Marianne Weber Sheldon

November 6th, 1948July 27th, 2022

Marianne Weber Sheldon, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 in Louisville, CO after a nine and a half year battle with Ovarian Cancer. Marianne was born November 6, 1948 in Sharon, CT to Edward Russell Weber and Maria Mahutte Weber. She grew up in Rowayton, CT and graduated from Beloit College in 1970. Marianne married Edward (Ted) Mercer Sheldon on November 8, 1969 in Highland Park, IL. Marianne and Ted lived in Deerfield, IL until 1978 when he was transferred to the New York office of the Chicago Tribune. They found a wonderful house in Darien, CT where they lived and raised their children for 28 years. They decided to move to The Landings in Savannah, GA in 2009 and made many great friends there. Recently, Marianne had relocated to be closer to family in Louisville, CO.

While living in Connecticut, Marianne worked at Newman's Own, Inc. and was a member of the First Congregational Church. Her passions were miniatures and genealogy. She was a member of the Savannah Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution; Society of Mayflower Descendants of Connecticut; National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts; Savannah Area Genealogical Society; and the New England Historic and Genealogical Society.
 
Marianne was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Sheldon, parents, Edward and Maria Weber, and an infant son, Edward Russell Sheldon (1980).  She is survived by three daughters, Lisa Hoguet (Ramsay) of Marblehead, MA, Hilary Talocco (Nick) of Louisville, CO, and Lindsay Sheldon of Chestertown, MD; five Grandchildren, Ashley and Courtney Hoguet, Mia, Emma and Marshall Talocco; two sisters, Evelyn Cucknell (Ian) of Cornwall, England, Harriet Moore of East Providence, RI; and several nieces and nephews.
 
Donations in Marianne's memory can be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/about-st-jude.htmlor the Savannah Humane Society (https://www.humanesocietysav.org/)
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Russ & I will miss you in the Illinois group and in the rest of our retirement at the Landings. You were a sweet but strong friend and we're very sad you and Ted are no longer with us. Annelie & Russ Liedtke
We will miss Marianne's humor and enthusiasm for which she led her life. She has been a great role model for how to be involved in living. She was a brave and determined person and I truly hold her as one of my role models. She will be missed.
Marianne and Ted were our across the street neighbors for the whole time they lived at The Landings. They were wonderful neighbors--always willing to help out. We witnessed their good times and bad. Marianne was always in good humor with a quick joke, most often at her own expense. We witnessed the great courage and grace that she exhibited in her times of struggle and will always be an example to us of how to confront life's challenges. She will be missed.
Marianne was, indeed, one of the most courageous women I've known. We were honored to be included in your annual "TEAL Walks" through Lake Meyer Park. We also enjoyed your humor, laughter and joy in our "Birthday Lunch Bunch", or "BLB" as we like to say. May your family find comfort in the the Lord. Mimi and Joe Krupp
Lisa, Hilary, Lindsay and family, You have my deepest and most heartfelt sympathy. Marianne was an incredibly strong and brave lady. I feel honored to have met her and call her my friend. She was a source of strength and inspiration to all who knew her. She is sorely missed here at The Landings by me and all her many friends. Love, Raine
Dear Lisa, Hilary, Lindsay and family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of your mother Marianne. We (Eddie and Ligia) in The Netherlands are shocked and deeply saddened that Marianne passed away so unexpectedly after a long struggle. We have known Marianne as a strong, sociable and bold personality who always cared about her fellow man. And how energetic she always was in researching the Mahutte family tree. We have beautiful memories of her and your father Ted, who were here in The Netherlands in 2019. We wish you a lot of strength and strength and our thoughts are with you and we deeply sympathize with your grief. Love Eddie and Ligia Mahutte
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