Georgia in Macon, Ga.
A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the Annawan Community United Methodist Church, Annawan. Rev. Dan Wright will officiate.Burial will follow in Evergreen Memory Gardens, Kewanee. Visitation for Shirley will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Vandemore Funeral Homes, Atkinson. Memorials may be directed to the Shirley Croegaert Memorial Fund.
Shirley was born March 15, 1931, in Annawan, to George and Pearl Price Thompson. She was united inmarriage to O. H."Red" Croegaert on Oct. 9, 1948, in Annawan. He preceded her in 2000.
Shirley drove a school bus for the Annawan School district for 30 years.Shirley was a member of the Annawan Community United Methodist Church. She enjoyed yard work and gardening. She loved working in the flower bed and did so until her health no longer permitted.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Berlin) Campbell, Molena, Ga,. and Lisa (Tim) Despain, Colona; three grandchildren, Melissa Matheny, Matthew Despain, Katelyn Despain; three great-grandchildren, Ethan, Alexus and Jacee Matheny. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband O. H."Red" Croegaert; two brothers and one sister.
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