Douglas Rueben Sheppard, age 70, of Granite Falls, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, October 15, 2018 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota.

He was born on May 16, 1948 in Sisseton, South Dakota the son of Stewart Sheppard and Joan TwoStar. Douglas enjoyed driving sports cars, hiking and being with family, especially his children and grandchildren. He worked many years for Northern States Power Construction in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

He is survived by his significant other Julie Baker; children Llewellyn, Cyrus, Delilah and Mandalyn; step-daughter Megan; step-son Dustin; grandchildren Keith, Vera, Rosie, Paradise, Justin, Paris, Lewis and Trentyn; step-grandson Brantley; great-granddaughter Aurora Anne Sheppard; brother Allen Sheppard and family; other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service for Douglas Sheppard was held on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at The Upper Sioux Community Cemetery.

Preceded in death by his father Stewart Sheppard; brother Bill Goodthunder & infant son Sean Sheppard; Joan TwoStar Pasillas.

Chuck Hamilton read Psalm 23. “Old Rugged Cross” was sung.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family.

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