Date of Death: March 28, 2020

Service Details

In accordance with Shirley’s wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place on a later date.

Obituary Notice

Shirley M. Andersen, age 92, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 9, 1927 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Frank and Florence (Krepel) Laser.

On June 7, 1947 Shirley married the love of her life Arlo J. Andersen.

Shirley wore many hats throughout her long lifetime including, but not limited to, being a welder during World War II, a chocolate candy inspector, a floral designer, and serving as a nurse in Chicago and Three Rivers. She enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is preceded in her passing by her loving husband: Arlo J. Andersen and parents.

Left to lovingly cherish Shirley’s memory are her children: Gretchen Andersen and Kurt (Paula Sue) Andersen; grandson: Steven Andersen; sister: Vivian Clifford; and nephews: Devereaux and Derek Clifford.

Additional Information

Memorials made in Shirley’s memory may be directed to The St. Peter’s Comfort Dog “Jude” or The Elara Caring Hospice. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home.

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    • Thank you Michielle from our family.
      We have tentatively set a Celebration of Life Service for her June 27 Sat at 10:30 am, with lunch to follow
      at St. Peters Church 1200 Arnold St, Three Rivers, MI

  1. I was so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. I have so many fond memories of time spent with that family! My prayers go out to Gretchen and Kurt. I know your mom is at peace now and in probably in Heaven catching up with MY mom. Love you!
    Ps- gretchen i sent you a message on FB so we can reconnect!

  2. Our families have been neighbors for 60 years. We cherish memories of times with all of you. Our sympathies as you mourn the loss of Shirley.
    God bless,
    Fern McClain
    Jody McClain
    Valerie McClain

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