Brian M. Sheehy, 68, of Dubuque, and formerly of Farley, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

The family of Brian will greet friends and relatives from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Farley. Masks are required to attend the visitation and services. Anyone unable to attend may send cards to the Reiff Funeral Home, Attn: Brian M. Sheehy family, P.O. Box #99, Farley, Iowa 52046.

Memorial Services for Brian will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Farley.

Burial will be held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Farley; military honors will be afforded by the Farley American Legion Post #656.

Brian was born July 19, 1952 in Dubuque, son of Lawrence L. and Eileen M. (Doyle) Sheehy. He received his education in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Grade/High School in Farley. Brian also attended the University of Iowa and Loras College. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Army. Brian was in the movie F.I.S.T that was released in 1978. He had numerous jobs over the years such as Dubuque Pack, Alliant Energy, NCS, Proctor and Gamble, Camp Courageous, Prudential, Courier in New York City, and Census for the U.S. Government. He played baseball for the Farley Hawks and later umpired semi-pro baseball.

He is survived by thirteen siblings, Sally (Leland) VanderLinden of Pleasantville, Sara (Bill) Landstrum of Bella Vista, Ark., Larry Sheehy of Tempe, Ariz., Cyndi (Terry) McDermott of Peosta, Kim (Kate) Sheehy of Worthington, Dale Sheehy of Maquoketa, Shelley Sheehy (friend, Frank Holst) of Davenport, Todd Philip Sheehy of Anaheim, Calif., Teresa (Don) Nothem of Rapid City, S.D., George (Sonya) Sheehy of Cincinnati Ohio, Mary Sheehy of North Liberty, Rena (Ernie Bolibaugh) Sheehy of Epworth, James (Amy) Sheehy of Dyersville; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Steve Sheehy; one sister, Susan Sheehy; and one sister-in-law, Nancy Sheehy.

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