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Marie Shelton

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Marie E. Shelton, 90, passed away Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013.
She was born July 25, 1922, to Ray and Esther (Hayes) Peck in Iola. Marie was a talented musician and enjoyed playing the piano and singing. She was an avid gardener and loved cooking. Marie enjoyed her church and attended faithfully. Family was the center of her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Francis M. Shelton; brothers, Raymond Eugene Peck in WWII and Francis Peck.
Marie is survived by her children, Stacy (Judy) Shelton, Donna (Robert) Flores, April (Dallas) Doty, Kent (Jennifer) Shelton; grandchildren, Marie Yeary, Laura Shown, Matt Shelton, Donni Middleton, Carrie Piwarski, Sarah Doty, Nathan Doty, Lane Doty, Anna Albrecht, Jacob Shelton, and Kristina Shelton; 10 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Harold (Olivia) Peck and Larry (Val) Peck. 
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday at Lake-view Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rivercross Hospice, 251 S. Whittier St., Wichita 67207 or Meadowlark Adult Care, 539 Wetmore Dr., Wichita, 67209.  
Online condolences can be left at www.MyLake-viewFuneralHome.com

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