Shirley Ann Yalick Krohn of Little River, S.C., passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at her home.
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Born in Dallas on Jan. 20, 1945, she was the daughter of the late John and Ethel Dominick Yalick.
Shirley received her formal education through the Dallas Area School District, from where she graduated in 1962. She was part of the last class at the "Old Dallas High School." Shirley continued her education in 1963 at Wilkes-Barre Business College and graduated with a business degree.
In her early years, Shirley was involved with the family business, Yalick Brothers' Farm. She and her sister, Sharon, worked the family farm and the farm stand.
Shirley was an avid craftswoman and excelled as a seamstress. She saw beauty and potential in everything and turned the mundane into stunning masterpieces. She will be remembered as a loving daughter, wife, sister and friend.
Shirley was preceded in death by her loving husband, Theodore (Ted) Lazarus Krohn. The bond and loved shared between Shirley and Ted was so special and strong. Therefore her passing is not one of sorrow. Rather it is one of love and homecoming because they are once again together. Also preceding in death were her uncle and auntie, Steve and Ann Yalick.
She leaves to cherish her memory her sister, Sharon Astary, Dallas.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Interment will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Blue Chip Farms, c/o 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612.
Shirley's family would like to send a special thank you to Kelli Buffkin and her fiance, Daniel, who were Shirley's companions and caretakers for the past year.
Published in Citizens' Voice on June 26, 2013