Sheldon Windsor Affield
Date of birth: June 3 1942
Date of death: February 6 2019
Sheldon W. Affield, age 76, a resident of Portland, Oregon, died February 6, 2019, in Portland, Oregon at Laurelhurst Village.
Sheldon was born June 3, 1942, in Breckinridge, Minnesota, the second child of Elmer and Norma (Hestdalen) Affield. His early years were spent on a farm east of Kent, Minnesota. The family moved to Wahpeton, North Dakota, in 1948. He graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1960 and lettered in football. During his school years, he also was active in Boy Scouts, 4-H, and athletics and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Following high school he attended and graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, class of 1964. In the 60's and 70's he worked as a life insurance agent. Sheldon had a passion for outdoor activities boating, skiing, deep sea fishing, wilderness canoeing and moose hunting in Canada. He moved to the Portland area in the 80's and worked as a dump truck driver. He enjoyed going to the Blues Fest, Sauvie's Island, and hanging out at the Goose Hallow with friends.
Sheldon is survived by his daughter Michelle Affield, Milwaukie OR; sisters, Sharon Rostad, Fargo, North Dakota; and Roxann (Craig) Langseth, Lorena, Texas, and a brother Steven (Rhonda) Affield of Woodbury, Minnesota, along with 3 aunts and numerous cousins.
Sheldon's final resting place will be Fairview Memorial Gardens, Wahpeton, North Dakota.
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Candle lit by Staff at Crown Memorial Center Our sincere condolences.
Candle lit by Kevin Austin Sheldon was always kind hearted, Loved to have Fun !!! Many good memories on Boat White Bear Lake and his Big Cadillac. Rest in Peace.
Candle lit by Shelly Affield I hope your smiling spirit lives on and that we become closer in the after life! Love you!
Candle lit by Denice Charette R.I.P Sheldon..
Candle lit by Jamie Bennett R.I.P. Sheldon…though we never knew each other in person, I am very close with your daughter Shelly. It sounds like you lived a full, long life. I hope your transition into whatever is next brings you and those around you peace and comfort. Much love <3