Shelton, Louise Wheeler Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Oregon

Louise Shelton, 91, a long-time North Powder resident, died Sept. 9, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.

Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the North Powder Cemetery. Pastor Sally Wiens of Haines United Methodist Church will officiate.

Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave.

There will be a reception after the service at the North Powder Grange.

Louise was born Sept. 27, 1912, at Grand Valley, Colo., to John R. and Jenny Maria Bushby Wheeler.
She met and married Walter D. Clark in Grand Valley. They had three children.

The family later moved to Oregon. Louise and Walter divorced, and in 1950 she married Lee V. Shelton.

Louise was a telephone operator for several years. She loved to garden, crochet, quilt and cook for family gatherings. She was a member of the Wolf Creek Grange and a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of North Powder.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother; her husband, Lee; a son, Walter; and two granddaughters, Nancy and Susan.

Survivors include her daughters, Betty Louise Arens and her husband, Arnold “Bud,” of Eagle Point, and Carol Reedy of Baker City; seven grandchildren, Karen Pool, Terry Wright, Rebecca Dumas and Mike Reedy, all of Eagle Point, Carl Reedy of Anchorage, Alaska, Bob Reedy of Baker City and Christine Robinson of Florida; 10 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 17, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor



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