SHILTS, R. Rolan "Buck" - b. August 5, 1950 - d. June 16, 2012

Started by flo, June 18, 2012, 10:37:32 AM

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have just learned that Rolan Shilts, brother of Linda Shilts/Baum, has lost his last battle with cancer.  Linda and I visited about this just a few weeks ago.  Please keep Linda and her family in your prayers.


R. Rolan "Buck" Shilts, 61, of Moundridge, Kansas, died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston, Kansas.  He was born August 5, 1950 in Wichita, Kansas to J. Richard and Vivian A. (Stunkel) Shilts.

Rolan was an educator, coach, and farmer.  He married Carla A. Wedel on November 22, 1972 at Moundridge, Kansas.

Survivors include his wife, Carla, of Moundridge, Kansas; sons, R. Lucas Shilts of Greeley, Colorado and Samuel Shilts of Platte City, Missouri; daughter, Anna (Justin) Beyer of Burlington, Kansas; sisters, Linda (Dean) Shilts-Baum of Howard, Kansas and Kelly (Mark) Calvin of Garden City, Kansas; and four grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Eden Mennonite Church in rural Moundridge, Kansas.  Visitation will be Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the Moundridge Funeral Home from 3:00  to 8:00 p.m. with family present at 6:00 p.m. for a time of sharing and reminiscing.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  

Memorial donations are suggested to American Cancer Society, Melanoma Research Foundation, in care of Moundridge Funeral Home, 115 W. Cole Street, Moundridge, Kansas 67107.

(taken from the Newton Kansan website)

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