Wallace Shelley passed away Friday, February 1, in Lawrence, Kansas.
Son of Edwin and Nellie Shelley, Wallace was preceded in death by wife Marilyn Bohnenblust Shelley in 2018 and son Scott Shelley in 1992. He is survived by daughters and husbands Rhonda and Danny Ray, Hugoton, Kansas, and Rita Shelley and Wil Perry, Omaha, NE. He is also survived by daughter-in-law Jan Tedrow, Eudora. Kansas, and grandchildren Jessica Clossen, Robyn McCracken, Wayne Ray, Ginny Muncy, Tandy Ray, and Miles Perry. Nine great-grandchildren also survive.
Wallace taught high school French, Spanish, and history and was school counselor in Minneapolis, KS, Hugoton, KS, Chillicothe, MO, Gridley and Leroy, KS and Garnett, KS.
Private family services will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Kansas Wesleyan University and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 West 13th Street, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044.