OBITUARY

Darline Doris Shelton

December 9, 1924August 26, 2020

Darline Doris Shelton passed away on August 26, 2020 at Sunridge Village Assisted Living & Memory Care in Bullhead City, AZ. She was 95.

Darline was born December 9, 1924 in Redwood, MN to Edward (Ed) and Ester Renberg. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Ruby Frank, LaVon Rykkeli and Rachel Anderson.

On December 28th 1951 Darline married John Shelton of Plainview, AR. Darline met John at the Starlight Ballroom in Kansas City, MO while Darline was working for Transworld Airlines as a teletype operator and John was serving in the United States Army.

John and Darline were dedicated members of the Lion’s Club International in both Ventura, CA and later in Bentonville, AR. After her husband’s death in 2004, Darline continued supporting the Lion’s Club mission by participating in eyeglass collection, fundraising activities, supporting schools for the blind and volunteering at Bentonville elementary schools performing vision screening to identify those at risk for vision loss.

Darline is lovingly remembered by her children LaCene Wilkins and Paul Shelton, grandsons John and William Wilkins and great granddaughters Charlotte, Emerson and Mila Wilkins.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to the Lion's Club International.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 11, 2020

  • Graveside Funeral Service

    Friday, September 11, 2020

Memories

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Sue Carter

September 7, 2020

Darline and I were in Sunday School, Susanna Wesley Circle,
the Senior luncheon and breakfast together. I always enjoyed hearing her stories about different things in her life and she was so passionate about Lions Club, I admired her greatly.


May God comfort and bless you.

Evelyn Kelly

September 6, 2020

Darline and I were friends her years here and shared in many activities, Susannah Wesley circle, Sunday school classes, and Bible studies. We talked often on the phone. After John passed away she kept his memory alive,telling of his many accomplishments. I remember, LaCene, when you were here and brought her to Sunday school. I remember her telling of she and her sisters on the farm in Minnesota, and of moving here frm Van Nuys, CA. She told me once they didn't have thunder storms there in V.N. I hadn't known there were places where they were not prevalent.
Thinking of you,her family in her passing, prayerfully

Evelyn Kelly

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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