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SHIRLEY MAE (JENSEN) LYNN

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Lynn , Shirley Mae (Jensen), age 82, of La Quinta, CA (formerly of Laguna Niguel). She was born on May 2, 1929 in Marshalltown, Iowa and died March 9, 2012 in Palm Desert. She grew up in Glendale, California and attended Glendale High. She also attended UCLA and UC Berkeley. She married Richard Lynn in 1954. They raised their five children in Palo Alto, Redlands and Corona Del Mar, CA. She was always interested in decorating and was an avid reader. She moved to La Quinta in 2006. She was welcomed into heaven by her husband, Richard B. Lynn, and her three children, Michael Lynn, Stephanie Lynn Mortensen and Richard B. Lynn, Jr. She is survived by her two daughters, Mary Lynn of Reno, NV and Elizabeth Lynn Myers of Laguna Beach, CA; daughter-in-law, Nancy Lynn of Dana Point, CA; grandson, Cody Mortensen of Big Bear Lake, CA; son-in-law, Christian Mortensen of Big Bear Lake, CA; and several nieces and nephews. She will be remembered for the sweet and loving person she was, always more concerned for others than herself, her great sense of humor and her love of animals. In accordance with her wishes there will be no formal funeral service. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 14th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, Ramon Chapel, Forest Lawn Mortuary, 69855 Ramon Rd., Cathedral City. Her ashes will be scattered at a later date in Newport Beach. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Pet Rescue of Coachella (pet rescue.biz), American Brain Tumor Association (abta.org) or Gentiva Hospice Foundation (gentivahospicefoundation.org). We would like to thank everyone for their love and support. A special thank you to the wonderful staff at Trinity Gardens Assisted Living, Palm Desert and Odyssey Hospice, Rancho Mirage for their wonderful care of Shirley. Also thank you to St. Margarets Episcopal Church, Palm Desert. Forest Lawn of Cathedral City directing , forestlawn.com, 800-204-3131.



Published in Orange County Register on Mar. 13, 2012
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