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Colleen (Lee) Shelman


1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Colleen (Lee) Shelman Obituary
Colleen Shelman, 87 of Ammon, Idaho passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
She was born October 14, 1927 in Aberdeen, Idaho the daughter of Robert Otto Lee and Chloe Wride Lee.
Colleen has spent the majority of her life in the Aberdeen and Springfield area.  She graduated from Aberdeen High School.
On April 7, 1945, she married Donald Shelman in Aberdeen, Idaho.  Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in all the auxiliaries of the ward and stake. She served as a temple worker 17 1/2 years
She was a member of the Domestic Science Club in Springfield, Bingham County League of Women Voters and also a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. 
Colleen was a wonderful wife and mother.  She and Donald spent 69 years building a home and family on the farm in Springfield. Colleen's two main loves in life were the Gospel of Jesus Christ and her loving family. She was a fabulous cook and enjoyed keeping up on current events. 
She is survived by her husband, Donald Shelman of Ammon;  children, Dean (Norene) Shelman of Burns, OR, Kent (Wendy) Shelman of Pocatello, Jan (Roger) Cooper of Shelley, Terri (Boyd) Calder of Chehalis, WA, Tod (Sue Ann) Shelman of Springfield;  brothers, Bob ( Vivian) Lee of Cottonwood, CA and Ron Lee of Scottsdale, AZ;  sister, Judy Broadhead of Blackfoot and seventeen grandchildren and twenty six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one great grandson
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Lakeview LDS Chapel
The family will meet with friends 6-8:00 p.m. Monday, November 24, 2014 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot, Idaho and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com
Published in The Morning News on Nov. 25, 2014
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