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Clayton A Shults

Clayton A. Shults, 92, died at the Providence Hospital in Medford on Monday,  March 18, 2013 following a brief  illness.

Clayton was born  March 4, 1921 in Ekalaka, Mont. to Harold and Elizabeth (Talkington) Shults.  He came to Lakeview with his family as a small boy and lived here except for his time served in the US Coast Guard.  He enlisted in the Coast Guard in September of 1942 and was honorably discharged in  April of 1944.

Clayton owned and operated a ranch at Westside for many years while working as a tree grader for the USFS.  Following his retirement from the USFS he continued  to live  on his ranch at Westside.

He is survived by nephews Mike and Mary Margaret Shults of Lakeview and Vincent Shults of Portland; niece Ellen  and Duane Utley  of Anchorage, AK.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the Ousley Osterman Huffstutter Funeral Chapel.  Interment followed at the family plot at the Westside Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Clayton may be made to the Westside Cemetery, c/o Carla Albertson, 15188 Westside Rd., Lakeview 97630 or  to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Ousley Osterman Huffstutter Funeral Chapel had charge of the arrangements.

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