Shirley Marie Henderson

Service

Date: Sat, July 1, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Visitation

Date: Fri, June 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Shirley Marie Henderson

Shirley Marie Henderson, 86, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Fleur Heights Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1 at Merle Hay Funeral Home, with entombment at Merle Hay Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, June 30, from 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Shirley was born February 6, 1931 to Wanda and Kenneth Merten in Des Moines, IA.  She was one of five children.  Shirley married George Henderson in 1946.  Eight children were born to this union.  She was employed at Younkers downtown for over 20 years.

 

Shirley will be remembered for her collection of bears, her enjoyment of traveling, reading, and going to Prairie Meadows.

 

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, George Henderson; her daughter, Heidi Hagen; her parents; and four siblings.

 

Shirley is survived by her seven loving children: Carroll (Mary) Henderson; Rita (Donn) Scott; Wannette Gale; Sherry (Mike) Atkinson; Terry (Nancy) Henderson; Jamie (Dot) Henderson; Robin Henderson; 29 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

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