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Norvel G. Shelton

1929 ~ 2021 (age 91)


Norvel ”Glen” Shelton, 91, of Pendleton, Oregon passed away on January 26, 2021, at Saint Anthony’s Hospital. His sons were by his side. Creamation arrangements are under the direction of Burns Mortuary, Pendleton, Oregon. Glen was born September 14, 1929 in Sweden, Missouri. The son of James A. (Drew) and Nellie (Medlock) Shelton. He was one of five children raised in the Shelton family. Glen joined the US Army Febuary 20, 1951 and received an Honorable discharge Febuary 26, 1953 with the rank of Corporal. He served in the Korean War. He worked for the Oregon Department of Transportaion most of his adult life. At the time of has retirement he was Sign Foremen in Pendleton, Oregon. Glen’s passion was travel and camping. He saw most of the US and Canada by motorcycle before settling in to travel by motorhome which expanded his travels into Mexico. He spent his winters in Arizona and was an avid off roader. He was Past Master of the Golden Chain and life member of Vale Lodge #142. He also loved golfing for many years. Glen Shelton was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ernie and Lowell Shelton and sister Freda (Sizemore) Shelton. He is survived by his wife Norma ”Sue” Shelton, son’s Kelly Shelton and Kelvin Shelton, daughter inlaw Radha Shelton, sister Avis Dowers, grandchildren Ian, Aaron and Anika Shelton and great grandchildren Sam and Bailey Shelton and his beloved dog Pepper. Many thanks to the friends that were with Glen as he moved on in years and will continue to keep his memory alive.

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