Of Woodbury, MN ~ Died peacefully in her sleep on March 9, 2013 surrounded by her family after a brief illness. Shirley was preceded in death by her mother Fern Masters, daughter Valerie Schrade, and husband Gordon Williams. Shirley worked for School District 833 for many years and upon retirement she volunteered at the Woodwinds Health campus and at the Friends in Need Food shelf, St. Paul Park, MN. Shirley is survived by her daughters Cynthia Williams (Michele Mead), Debra Rudh (Anthony), and Joan Nelson (Steven); five grandchildren, three great grand-children and her brother Donald Grigsby. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday March 16, 2013 at 2:00PM at KOK Funeral Home, St.Paul Park, with gathering starting at 1 PM. All memorials can be directed to the family. Shirley's daughters would especially like to thank Woodwinds Hospital and HealthEast Hospice for their exceptional care with a special thank you to our great Hospice Nurse Katie, who made this experience a memorable one. 651-459-2875


Funeral Home

Kok Funeral Home
1201 Portland Avenue St. Paul Park, MN 55071
(651) 459-2875

Published in Pioneer Press on Mar. 10, 2013