Donald Robert Shelton
December 30, 1923 - July 7, 2013
A Resident of Santa Cruz
Donald Shelton was an 81 year Santa Cruz resident. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Marion, his sons Danny (Marianne) and Craig (Peg). Donald was also survived by his brother, Walter Shelton and sister Rose Price, and was the proud Grandfather of 8 and Great-Grandfather of 20.
Donald served in the Army Air Core for three years as a flight engineer on B-17s. After discharge from service, he began working at his gas station during the day, he drove Yellow Cab in Santa Cruz for 13 hours every night. Next, he worked at several vending machines companies ending his career at Santa Cruz Music and Vending, totaling 35 years. Donald was also a member of the Elks Club for many years. He and Marion enjoyed traveling in their fifth wheel and spending time with family.
Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 13 at 2 pm at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 220 Elk St. Santa Cruz. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to: Hospice of Santa Cruz County, 940 Disc Drive, Scotts Valley 95066. If you would like to send your condolences to Donald's family, share your memories, view or post photos, light a candle, please visit www.scmemorial.com
Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on July 12, 2013