She was born Dec. 20, 1920 in Goliad to Emil and "Mamie" Thuem Lutenbacher. She married Ed Lott Shelton on Dec. 2, 1942.
She is survived by her children, Carolyn Reitz (Joe), Buddy Shelton (Eunice), Marsha Zavesky, Donna Bode (Jim), Tommy Shelton (Sammie), Anne Gregorcyk (Lonnie), and Amy Parr (Aaron); 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Rev. Ralph Baidoo officiating. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Paul Reitz, Eddie Shelton, Chad Shelton, Justin Shelton, Jason Urban, Charlie Bode, Jed Bode, Troy Shelton, Randy Parr and Cody Parr. Honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters, Carol Dohmann, Cindy Barnmert, Belle Janssen, Jeanie Rojas, Janie Vega, Cheyanne Bode, Missy Hardin, Mallory Shelton, Colleen Ulbricht, Angie Hollomon, Kayla DeBord, Many Parr and step-grandchild, Kaitlin Leck.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Grace Funeral Home Goliad, 361-645-3216.