Shelbourne, 89 of Chesterton, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at
Franciscan Health of Michigan City.
He was born
December 7, 1927, in East Chicago, IN, to his parents Robert Shelbourne and
Edythe Plumbe Shelbourne, both of whom preceded him in death.
George is survived
by his wife Phyllis Menard Shelbourne of Chesterton, with whom he would be
married for 70 years on August 30. Also surviving are his children: Alan
(Rebecca Lynn) Shelbourne of Oklahoma, Ronald (Catherine) Shelbourne of
Demotte, Nancy (John) Wagner of Valparaiso.: Grandchildren: Brett (Jim)
Opaleski, Erik (Amy) Shelbourne, Aaron (Lisa) Shelbourne, Evan (Nicole)
Shelbourne, Whitney (CJ) Parsons, Cecile (Seth) Johnson and Matthew Wagner
and twelve great-grandchildren. George was preceded in death by all his
George was an
active member of St. Francis Episcopal Church. He was a member of the
Masonic Lodge #595 in East Chicago, a Shriner and a member of the American
Legion Post #170. He was a proud Navy Veteran who served his country in
World War II. His favorite hobbies were his grandchildren and
On Saturday, August
12, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., there will be a Memorial Service at St. Francis
Episcopal Church, 237 E Co. Rd. 1200 N, Chesterton. Memorials may be given
to St. Francis Episcopal Church.
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