Douglas Shelton

Douglas L. Shelton

Friday, April 15th, 1932 - Friday, August 21st, 2020
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Douglas L. Shelton, 88, of Coldwater, was reborn into heaven on Friday, August 21, 2020 at Masonville Place in Coldwater.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Oak Grove Cemetery with Pastor Don Gillette officiating. Military Honors will be presented by the Coldwater American Legion Post #52, Drill Team. Arrangements are being cared for by Dutcher Funeral Home.
Douglas was born April 15, 1932 in Hamburg, IL to Perry & Mary (DeLong) Shelton. He served in the US Navy and graduated with a BS in Engineering from the University of Toledo, which he earned over 12 1/2 years of night school. Doug married Rose Marie Roady on Aug. 5, 1952 in Alton, IL. She preceded him in death on March 4, 2017.
Mr. Shelton began his career in glass container engineering at Owens-Illinois in 1950. He has held a wide variety of assignments in technical design, engineering and production management, even translating Russian technical papers. Doug’s first retirement was from Owens- Illinois. He then went to work for Toledo Engineering where he supervised the construction of several glass furnaces in Europe, Turkey, China and Inner Mongolia, until retiring again. He also taught at Owens Tech.
Doug was active in his church with teaching and school activities. He enjoyed golf, bowling, swimming, volleyball, home computing and analyzing the stock market.
Doug is survived by his daughter Sabrina Aughenbaugh of Coldwater, his brother Harold Whitman of Godfrey, IL, his grandchildren Jeremy (Stephanie) Aughenbaugh, Brenton Aughenbaugh all of Coldwater, great grandchildren Ellie, Maddy, Gwen and Max and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his son in law Robin Aughenbaugh.
Memorials may be directed to the Charity of One’s Choice or ProMedica Coldwater Home Health and Hospice.
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 27th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, August 27th, 2020 11:00am
    Oak Grove Cemetery
    809 W.Chicago St.
    COLDWATER, MI 49036
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A graveside service will take place on August 27, 2020 at Oak Grove Cemetery with Pastor Don Gillette officiating. Military Honors will be presented by American Legion Post #52.
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    Oak Grove Cemetery
    809 W. Chicago St.
    COLDWATER, MI 49036
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Private Condolence

Bernadette Popovich

Posted at 02:15pm
Dearest Sabrina & family,

Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. We will surely miss the presence of a truly lovable & kind gentleman. We will always remember his great knack for story telling and his infectious laughter of a shared joke. May our dear Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. He will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.

With sympathy,
Bernadette, Joe & family

Sabrina Aughenbaugh Posted at 06:58pm

Thank you 😊

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