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October Shilts

Posted 10/5/2017


MOUNDRIDGE—October Shilts, the beautiful daughter of Sam and Ashley (Pearce) Shilts was born into the arms of angels on Sept. 29, 2017 at Newton Medical Center.  Born at 35 weeks, she weighed 4 lbs, 3 oz. and was 18 inches long.  While October did not spend time on earth, she touched many lives.  She is deeply loved and will never be forgotten.

She was preceded in death by her grandpa, Buck Shilts, and great grandparents, Homer Wedel, and Vivian and Richard Shilts.

She leaves behind her adoring family, who will always love her:  parents – Sam and Ashley; grandparents - Randy and Lynette Pearce of Wamego, and Carla Shilts of Moundridge; great grandparents – JD and Marjorie Pearce of Burrton, Duane and Leola Little of Douglass, and Marie Wedel of Moundridge; aunts and uncles – Aimee and Clay Bastian of Volga, SD, Annie and Justin Beyer of Burlington, and Luke and Katie Shilts of Greeley, CO; cousins –Taylor, Reese, Ava, Lila, Eve, Eden; and other loving family and friends. 

A private memorial service for family will be held on Oct. 2 in Moundridge.

Ashley and Sam would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Newton Medical Center for the compassion and care they experienced during this sorrowful time.  A special thank you especially to Dr. Sobbing, Morgan, Taylor and Shayna. 

Moundridge Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.