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Shirley M. (nee Clark) Elmore, 81

Jan 21, 2018

Shirley Elmore

Garden City Shirley Mae Elmore, age 81, of Garden City, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at The Beacon in Lake Crystal.

Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at Northview North Mankato Mortuary, North Mankato. Interment was in Garden City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Shirley’s name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation to help combat this terrible disease, www.mankatomortuary.com.

Shirley was born March 24, 1936 to Murrell and Pearl (Stanley) Clark in Pilot Grove, and graduated from Elmore High School. Shirley was united in marriage to Mervin O. Elmore on Sept. 17, 1955 in Elmore. Shirley worked for the United States Postal Service for 31 years, 22 as Postmaster in Garden City, before retiring in 2001. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.

Shirley is survived by her two sons, Douglas (Karrina) Elmore, of Good Thunder, and Kenneth (Mary) Elmore, of Huntley, Illinois; three grandchildren, Cecilia and Olivia Elmore, Marc Elmore; great-granddaughter, Braelyn; sister-in-law, Elsie Clark, of Young America and several other brothers and sisters-in-law; many nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mervin in 2003; brother, Clayton; sister, Evelyn (Darold) Tesch.