The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

July 17, 2013

Shaklee, 90

Enid News and Eagle

— Myrtle Ellen Campbell Shaklee will celebrate her 90th birthday with a family dinner. Cards may be sent to Box 116, Jet, OK 73749.

Myrtle was born July 22, 1923, the eldest of seven siblings to Don and Irene Campbell.

Myrtle is a 1941 graduate of Jet High School and was known for showing Shorthorn cattle in 4-H.

She married Merwyn Shaklee July 13, 1942. They traveled around while Merwyn served with the military.

After World War II, they bought a farm south of Jet, where she and her eldest son still live. Merwyn died in 2004.

She worked 13 years for the USDA.

She was a member of and song leader at Jet Christian Church, until it closed its doors. She currently is a member of Nash Christian Church.

Her children are Rodney of Jet, Rick and wife Bonnie of Cleo Springs, and Roxanne and husband Lary Weeks of Aline. She has four granddaughters, six great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters.