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Wilma Pauline (Mathieu) Shelton of Galatia

updated: 9/8/2019 5:56 PM

Wilma Pauline (Mathieu) Shelton, 90, of Galatia passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Our Hospice in Columbus, Indiana.

She was born on Dec. 16, 1928 in Eldorado to the late A.J. (Gus) and Effie (Upchurch) Mathieu. Wilma married Vernon Shelton on Oct. 22, 1950 in Eldorado. Vernon preceded her in death on April 15, 2000.

She was a retired LPN working at Pierce Hospital in Eldorado and nursing homes in the area.

Wilma is survived by two children, Bonnie Sue (Bill) Bose and Dr. Gary E. Shelton; four grandchildren, Harry Brooks, Dru Brooks, James Bose and April Lynn Strakis; and five grandchildren, Bella and Finn Brooks, Maddox and Harper Strakis, and Claire Brooks. She was preceded by her parents,; husband Vernon, three brothers, Edward, Joe and Charles Mathieu; and four sisters, Ruth Dorman Brooks, Jewell Wiseman Baldwin, Madeline Sue Arnold and June Bean.

Funeral services will be at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia with visitation Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at noon. Robert Dorman will officiate with burial in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

Sloan Funeral Home of Galatia is in charge of arrangements.

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