Marietta Shelton Litke passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022, in Oklahoma City, OK. She was born October 7, 1947, in Oklahoma City, OK to Albert E. Shelton and Mary Ann (Wall) Shelton. She attended Putnam Heights Elementary and Harding Junior High. After graduating in 1965 from Northwest Classen High School, Marietta attended Oklahoma City University. In May 1967, she married Danny McClanahan. To this union, two children were born, Jennifer Leigh and Geoffrey Daniel. Marietta had a successful career as a commercial underwriter. She loved her career and worked for CNA’s Chicago office for over 20 years. Marietta was a loving and caring mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt, niece, cousin and wife. She was always full of life and loved to make everyone laugh. She always found joy in showing off her dance moves and passing her life lessons onto her grandchildren. Marietta had a huge love for animals, especially her many dachshunds. Marietta is survived by her children Jennifer (David) Schalund and Geoffrey McClanahan; her grandchildren Miranda, Megan, Matthew and Mason Schalund; brothers Bill (Sharon), Pat (Michelle) and Christopher Shelton; nephews Robbie (Sarah) Shelton, Zach (Regan) Walker, Charles and Christopher Shelton; great nieces and nephews Emma, Henry and Dawson Shelton and Parker Walker; and her cousin Janice Breihan.Marietta was preceded in death by her parents, maternal and paternal grandparents and her cousin Gary Wall.
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