September 11, 2019

Beverly “Bev” Shelton, 68, loving wife and mother of two children, died September 6, 2019.

Bev was born on October 24, 1950, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Wiley and Dorothy (Van Vleck) McCalley. On November 21, 1970, she married Dennis Shelton. Bev had a passion for quilting and needlework. She also loved music, gardening, and fishing, and was active in the VFW and Eagles Club. Bev worked at Midland Forge for 30 years. She was known for her positive attitude and sense of humor.

Family will greet friends from 4 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion, Iowa. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the funeral. Burial will follow at Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion.

Bev is survived by her son, Patrick Shelton (Tracey Wilson); daughter, Jessica Shelton (Greg Heims); grandchildren, Derek Drexler (Kayla) and Brenden Heims; soon-to-be great-granddaughter, Raelynn Ann Drexler; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Denny; and brother, DeWayne.

Services were held September 11, 2019 at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion, Iowa. Burial was at Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion.


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