Shulters, Keith

Written by David Green.

Keith Harold Shulters of Lyons, Ohio, died Saturday, July 10, 2010.

Keith served in the U.S. Marines before becoming a truck driver. When he retired, he devoted time to flower and vegetable gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Frieda, of 66 years; a brother, Leon Shulters; six daughters, Sharon Smith (and Steve Van Pelt), Linda (and Ron) Reckner, Phyllis (and Bill) Smith, Patricia Blanchard, Julie (and Larry) Miller, and Doris Kreighbaum; 17 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to a remembrance of Keith from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, at Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci, Mich. Memorial contributions are suggested to Sunshine Children’s Home in Maumee, Ohio.

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    Water Fun—Carter Seitz and Colson Walter take a fast trip along a plastic sliding strip while water from a sprinkler provides the lubrication. The boys took a break from tie-dyeing last week at Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program to cool off in the water.
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    BIKE-A-THON—Children in Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program brought their bikes last Tuesday to participate in a bike-a-thon. Riders await the start of the event at the elementary school before being led on a course through town by organizer Leonie Leahy.
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    on your mark, get set, drum!—Drew Joughin (black shirt), Maddox Joughin and Kaleea Braun took the front row last week when Angela Rettle and assistants led the Stair District Library Summer Reading Program kids in a session of cardio drumming. The sports and healthy living theme continued yesterday with a Mini Jamboree at Lake Hudson State Park arranged by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Next week’s program features the Flying Aces Frisbee show.
    ART PARK—A design created by Poggemeyer Design Group shows a “pocket art park” in the green space south of the State Line Observer building. The proposal includes a 12-foot sculpture based on a design created by Morenci sixth grade student Klara Wesley through a school and library collaboration. A wooden band shell is located at the back of the lot. The Observer wall would be covered with a synthetic stucco material. City council members are considering ways to fund the estimated $125,000 project and perhaps tackling construction one step at a time.
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    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks

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