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Diane Rose (Craw) Shelton

June 11, 1949 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 70)

Diane Rose Shelton, 70, of Elkhart, passed away Thursday June 20, 2019 at Hospice House of Elkhart, Indiana.

She was born June 11, 1949 in Lafayette, IN to James and Dorothy (Rose) Craw. On Aug. 19, 1972 in Lafayette she married Terry E. Shelton who survives along with a son Brian and his wife Lisa Shelton of Strasburg, IL, grandchildren Zachary and Roxanna and a cousin Merle and his wife Susie Rose, Jr. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Diane was a teacher. She taught at Lakeland Community Schools in LaGrange, Elkhart Community Schools for 16 years and Concord Community Schools for 17 years and she retired in 2006. She loved her family. She enjoyed making crafts, making custom pillows, cross stitch and needle point.  She enjoyed vintage board games and collectibles and even spending time looking for morel mushrooms.

Friends may visit from 11am – 12:30pm on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd, Elkhart, Indiana 46514. Celebration of Life service for Diane will be at 12:30pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, In 46545.  Online condolences may left on the funeral home website.


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