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Shirley Gail Riebe


1934 - 2019
Shirley Gail Riebe Obituary
Shirley Gail Riebe
1934-2019
Shirley was born in Boise, ID to James and Vera Johnson on April 30, 1934. She graduated from Boise High School in 1952. She married David S. Riebe on January 3, 1953. Shirley and David raised six children. Shirley was a very good mother. She was an excellent seamstress and made many clothes for the kids as well as for David. She had a large garden every year and was a Master Food Preserver. Shirley worked at Edward's Greenhouse for many years and had many friends. She enjoyed traveling and was a good companion. Her leisure time was spent at the sewing machine, shopping for fabric, reading and being with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, David.
Shirley is survived by her six children, daughters, Teresa McLeran (Fred); Cherie Duncan (Fred), and sons, William; Dave (Janelle); Robert (Jennifer) and Karl (Shanna), eighteen grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren (with two on the way), and two sisters.
She spent her years enjoying life and will be missed by all of her family and friends.
A memorial service will be at Edwards Greenhouse, Out-Side Gazebo on Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 3:00 PM.
Please dress appropriately.
Published in Idaho Statesman from May 5 to May 12, 2019
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