|Irish Sheepherders of Lake County
Patrick J. Sheehan, a native of Ireland worked on Lake County ranches for more than 40 years, died March 27 1979 at Klamath Falls Oregon at the age of 76.
Mr Sheehan was born July 14, 1903 at Milford, County Cork Ireland. His parents were John and Mary (Flynn) Sheehan. He was a member of the Catholic Church and a veteran of World War 11.
A resident of Lake County for many years, he worked for the Leehman Ranches for 40 years, and for the John Singleton Ranch at New Pine Creek for many years.
He is survived by a sister, Bridey Fitzgibbon of DePlaines, Illinois; and one Nephew.
Holy Rosary was said Sunday, March 30 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, and a Requiem Mass was said Monday, March 31, interment was at Sunset Park Cemetery, Lakeview Oregon. Father Patrick Lunham officiated and Ousley-Osterman directed proceeding.
Pallbearers were Mearle Leehamn, Tom Sullivan, Jim Griffin, Jerry Singleton, Bill Harvey and Pat Hallinan
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