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Shirley Claire Kantrud


1928 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Shirley Claire Kantrud Obituary
Shirley Claire Kantrud July 21, 1928 - July 22, 2018 San Diego Shirley Kantrud, age 90, passed away on July 22, 2018, in Bend, Oregon, where she had been residing for the past 4 1/2 years. Shirley was born in Sharon, ND, to Clarence and Selma Klabo, the third child of seven. Shirley graduated from Fargo High School. She married Tony Kantrud of Pelican Rapids, MN, when she was 19 and they had 6 children and 57 great years together. They moved from Minnesota to Chula Vista, CA, in 1957, where they were members of St. Mark's Lutheran Church for over 55 years. Shirley was a terrific mom, amazing cook, baker, seamstress and homemaker. She had a great sense of humor and wit. Tony and Shirley spent countless summers at their lake home in Minnesota, catering to their family and many friends and enjoying every minute. Shirley is survived by her sister, Linda Gonier, and four children: Tim (Pam) Kantrud of San Diego, Cindy (Bruce) Miller of Bend, OR, Scott (Kathy) Kantrud of Orcas Island, WA, and Barbara Lerma of Poway, CA. She also leaves behind 7 beloved grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She will be missed by all. Shirley was predeceased by her husband Tony, son Brian Kantrud and daughter Kristi Kantrud. Her memorial service will take place at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 580 Hilltop Dr., Chula Vista, at 11 am on Saturday, September 29th. Memorials can be made to St. Mark's Church or to any .
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Aug. 12, 2018
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