Sheldon “Buddy” Adelman, 91, died Nov. 7 in Des Moines, Iowa. Born April 14, 1918, in New York, Mr. Adelman was a NYU graduate. On Feb. 15, 1940, he married Frances Spero. A retired manufacturer’s representative for several furniture lines in Cleveland, he was passionate about sports, politics and his family.
Buddy and Frances lived in Cleveland until October of this year, when they moved to Des Moines due to health concerns. Frances passed away less than two weeks ago. They had been married for 69-1/2 years.
Mr. Adelman is survived and lovingly remembered by his son Steven (Kathy Elsner) of Des Moines; his grandsons Eric (Katherine Gast) of Ann Arbor, Mich., Peter of Chicago, and David (Elizabeth Rodgers) of Des Moines; his first great-grandchild, Michael; and sister Sandra Glowgower of Atlanta, Ga. Contributions may be made to the Jewish National Fund at http://www.jnf.org">www.jnf.org. Arrangements by Dunn’s Funeral Home in Des Moines.