Shelton, Lewis Steven
August 6, 1947 – March 1, 2019
Age 71 of Richfield, passed away on Friday, March 1st after an 11-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Lucile Shelton. Steve owned and managed Shelton Interior Construction for 25+ years. He supported his daughters in all of their endeavors, such as coaching their little league softball teams and dancing in “daddy-daughter” dances in their dance recitals. One of his favorite places to be was his family’s cabin on Ten Mile Lake near Hackensack, MN where he enjoyed sailing, playing cribbage, and sharing stories and jokes with family and friends. Steve will forever be remembered as having a twinkle in his eye, a great sense of humor, and a kind heart towards all. Steve leaves behind his loving wife of 42 years, Diane; daughters, Stephanie (Cameron) Tousley, and Sarah (Andrew) Gregory; brothers, Philip (Diane) Shelton and Robert (Deborah) Shelton; many loving nephews, cousins, and friends. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him, especially his family. A special thanks to the all of his caregivers from Rakhma Memory Care, Augustana Emerald Crest, and the hospice team who provided care and comfort to the end. A celebration of Steve’s life will be at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis on Friday, June 21st at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior and luncheon to follow. GILLBROTHERS.com MINNEAPOLIS, MN 612-861-6088. (Published in the Star Tribune on Mar. 10, 2019).