Monwell L. Sheley
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Monwell L. Sheley
  • January 26, 1941 - November 5, 2015
  • Yoder, Indiana

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Monwell L. "Rowdy" Sheley, 74 of Zanesville passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Mr. Sheley had worked for the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 166 for over 30 years. Later he worked for Tractor Supply in Fort Wayne for 5 years. He also owned and operated the Walnut Ridge Greenhouse in Zanesville for over 10 years as well as Sheley and Sons Heating and Plumbing in Ossian and Tri-County Sales. Monwell was a 1960 Graduate of Lafayette Central High School. He was a member of the Zanesville Lions Club and the Aboite Lutheran Church. He was Past President of the Zanesville Town Council. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his dog "Opie". He loved the outdoors, woodworking, gardening, the summertime and mowing his lawn. He also spent many hours building an electric car.

Monwell was born on January 26, 1941 in Huntington, a son of Leo and Evangeline (Warpup) Sheley. He was united in Marriage to Ann E. Prill on November 19, 1987 in Roanoke. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include - 3 sons: Shannon (Amanda) Sheley, Brandon (Lesley) Sheley and Josh (Karla) Sheley all of Zanesville; a stepson: Stuart (Erin) Wilkinson of Roanoke; a daughter: Megan Sheley of Zanesville; 2 brothers: Carey Sheley of Markle, Peter Alspach of Fort Wayne and 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son Jason Sheley; a brother Mark Sheley and a sister Connie Thiele.

A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home, Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle, IN. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Funeral Home.

Preferred Memorials can be made out to the St. Jude Children's Hospital, sent in care to, Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770