OBITUARY

Dorothy L. Shelton

October 26, 1923November 24, 2018
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Dorothy L. Shelton, 95, of Columbus entered eternal life on Saturday, November 24, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Columbus on October 26, 1923 to Clarence J and Hulda (Boese) Schwartzkopf. Dorothy attended St. Peter’s Lutheran School and was a 1941 graduate of Columbus High School. She then attended Business College and was employed by Cosco and Arvin before working for the Bartholomew County School System in food service administration for over 18 years. Dorothy married Ralph E. Shelton in October 19, 1947; they celebrated 51 years of marriage together. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church where she was a part of the Sewing Circle Club. Dorothy also volunteered for Columbus Regional Hospital for 20 years and valued the wonderful friendships she made there. Dorothy loved her family and friends dearly. She is survived by her son, Richard (Mary Ann) Shelton of Logansport; daughter, Roseann (companion Jerry F. Lamb) Rediker of Columbus; step-grandson, Mitchell Volkers; granddaughters, Amanda (Tim) Glick, Atalie (Ryan) Antcliff; great grandchildren, Delilah, Elliana, Caroline and Henry Glick and Oliver Antcliff; niece, Susan Woods all of Columbus. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Donald Schwartzkopf; son, Ted Shelton; son-in-law, Dennis Rediker. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Friday St. Peter’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Visitation will be from Noon to service time Friday. Entombment will follow in Garland Brook Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hathaway-myers.com. Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Hathaway~Myers Chapel on Pearl Street is assisting the Shelton family.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard (Mary Ann) Shelton, Son
  • Roseann (companion Jerry F. Lamb) Rediker, Daughter
  • Mitchell Volkers, Step-grandson
  • Amanda (Tim) Glick, Grandchild
  • Atalie (Ryan) Antcliff, Grandchild
  • Great grandchildren, Delilah, Elliana, Caroline and Henry Glick, Oliver Antcliff; niece, Susan Woods.
  • DONATIONS

  • St. Peter's Lutheran Church

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Entombment Friday, November 30, 2018
REMEMBERING

Dorothy L. Shelton

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Chica McCabe

December 1, 2018

I was fortunate enough to meet this gracious lady once. She was welcoming, warm, and full of positive life. She left a lasting impression of goodness on me.
My condolences to all of her family and friends.
Chica McCabe

Paula Shelton

November 28, 2018

Dorothy was a very sweet lady and I'm truly sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure to meeting her, she always made you feel welcomed. Our family sure had some fun times at Lutheran Lake.
You are in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.
Ab, Paula Shelton and family

Julia Christopher

November 28, 2018

Heartfelt condolences to Dorothy's family and friends. I have been blessed to have Dorothy as a friend since we met years ago through volunteering at Columbus Regional Health. She really lit up the room with her smile and glow. I have been blessed that she was a part of my life and I will miss her. We always shared ' I love you ' with one another. Love Julia

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