january 7, 1974
Ex-Algona Football Great fMes Jan. \ Jf<€ Sheppard, €£. Omahe. Near busineBsaiiaE and brother of Eari Shej^ard of AS- fioia.. di«c suddenly of cancer Tuesday'. Jan. 1. at his Omaha hnrae. Funeral senices were held Friday at Ctaiaha. Beades the Aieons brother, he IE survived by hit wife. Carol, and four children-, s Eisier. Blanche. GrEyi Lake. Hi. Preceding him in aeEtfc were two sisters, Mrs. Berths Godfredsen of Algona in 1963, aad Ida ic Mr. Sheppard was bora in 1910 and graduated from Algona High Sdiool in 1927. He played four years on the high school football team hent and was ? member of the state championship }J25 Algona team. He received a scholarship to Creighton University and played three years <A varsity football there in the lale 1920's. After that he remained in the Ornaha area and operated the Sheppard Office Furniture firm at the »ime of his death. Dick CkxJfredsen of Algona is a nephew. Mr. Sheppard was well-known here and made frequent visits back it> his home tovn.