Obituary Record

Herbert Raymond Shelton
Died on 6/4/2000
Buried in Herman Cemetery

Shelton, Herbert Raymond 6/4/2000

Herbert Raymond Shelton, 77

Herbert Raymond Shelton, 77, of Kennard died June 4, 2000 at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 8 from 4 to 8:30 p.m. at the Brewer-Korisko Funeral Home in Omaha, with a Purple Heart Service scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Services will be held Friday, June 9 at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Brewer-Korisko Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Herman cemetery.

Herbert was born March 10, 1923 in Macedonia, Iowa.

He was a POW in Japan for three and a half years. He was a life-long member of Purple Heart 260, POW Chapter 1, DAV General McArthur Chapter 2, MCA-Marine Corps League, American Defender of Bataan and Corregidor, VF Post 1251, and NCOA Officer Association.

He was also a member of American Legion Post 374, FOE Aerie 38, Royal Arch Mason-Omaha Chapter 1, and Master Mason NE Lodge #1 AF & AM.

He is survived by his wife, Helen, two sons and daughters-in-law, Herbert and Terri Shelton of Herman and Shawn and Tracy Shelton of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter and son-in-law, Marjorie and Jim Jarecke of LaVista; a daughter, Betts Rowden of Colorado Springs; a brother, Donald Shelton, 15 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, and two sisters.

Brewer-Korisko Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

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