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Glenda Shirley


Posted on May 28th, by Marcia Loader in Obituaries. Comments Off

LAKELAND, FLA. — Glenda Shirley, 88, formerly of Deerfield and Manitou Beach, passed away, Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Lakeland Regional Hospital. She was born October 27, 1924, in Deerfield, Michigan, to the late William F. and Mary (Hegy) Schadewald. On November 7, 1942, Glenda married Darwin E. Shirley, and he survives. Glenda worked at Revco in Deerfield until they closed in 1968, and later at Goodwill, retiring in 1985. She was a former member of Hope Lutheran Church in Adrian, and a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Plant City, Fla. where she volunteered at their school. While living in Lenawee County, Glenda was active in the community volunteering for the American Red Cross and serving on the board of The United Way. She was known for her wonderful homemade pies and cinnamon rolls. In addition to Darwin, her husband of over 70 years, she is survived by their children, Linda Kelto and Darlene (Max) Davis both of Lakeland, Fla.; Patsy (Michael) Morast of Saline, and Lynn (Corrina) Shirley of Cohutta, Ga.; 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; and her siblings, Norman Schadewald and Maybelle (Gayln) Berry both of Blissfield; Donna Case and Charles (Fran) Schadewald both of Adrian and Stanley (Shirley) Schadewald of Tecumseh. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard Shirley; granddaughter, Faith Morast; brothers William Schadewald Jr. and Don Schadewald; and sisters, Hazel Seegert, Mary Disbrow, and Carol Lash. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Adrian. Contributions may be made to Goodwill Industries. Arrangements were entrusted to Wagley Funeral Home, Adrian where online condolences and memories may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHome.com.





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