Bill Shelton of Duluth, Minnesota, 77, beloved father, husband, brother, grandfather, golfer, coach and friend tragically passed away December 14, 2018.
Born in Mauston, WI, October 2, 1941 to Eleanor and Tom, Bill left the farm to serve in the U.S. Army before earning a B.S. in Economics and Math from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. Bill went on to a career in sales, though coaching basketball was his favorite pastime.
Bill married Pam Gleue and together they had three children Jennifer Joy, Erik Thomas and Matthew Dustin. Later in life Bill reconnected with and married his high school sweetheart Judy (Muenzer) Lawrence. He welcomed stepchildren Christopher Michael (Julie), Lisa Ann and Erin Shannon (Jeff) into the fold.
Together Bill and Judy enjoyed road trips, concerts, sporting events and antiquing.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his children; daughter-in-law, Kate; son-in-law; Mike; grandchildren, Jack Joseph, Simon William, Mary Grace, Violet Rose (Shelton); stepchildren; and siblings, Jean, Mike, Ann, Karen, Bob, and Philip; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Memorial service will be 2PM, January 6, 2018 with visitation one-hour prior in the Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E 2nd Street, Duluth, MN 55805.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home 218-727-3555.