Shirley Maes

Posted Online: Feb. 05, 2013, 6:19 pm
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Shirley L. Maes, 70, of Prophetstown, died Feb. 5, 2013, at home.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Advent Christian, Prophetstown. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at church. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown. Arrangements are by Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
She was born March 31, 1942. She married Robert E. Maes April 15, 1959. He died April 29, 2011.
Surviving are daughters, Cindy Maes, Prophetstown, Connie (Martin) Stern, Lyndon; two grandchildren; siblings, Betty (Ronnie) Thomas, Davenport, Jim Church, Lyndon.


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