Shirley L. Shook

Shirley L. Shook

Shirley L. Shook of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, January 8, 2015 in Plainwell.

She was born September 11, 1935 in Corning, Arkansas to Tom and Clara Waldon. She worked for Kal Equip and had retired from Stryker. On November 18, 1955 in Plainwell, she married Ramon “Whitey” Shook. Shirley loved spending time at Lake Michigan and Pine Lake, reading, bowling, playing cards, watching the Detroit Lions, working in her yard and most of all spending time with her grandchildren. She loved her husband and her family very much.

Surviving are a son and a daughter, Ramon Shook and Renee (Kevin) Vaughn, both of Plainwell; four grandchildren, Ryan (Jessica) Shook, Mark (Kelly McDaniel) Shook, James Vaughn and Shelby Vaughn; three great-grandchildren, Kobe, Ava and Ella Shook and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; siblings, Gerry and Bill Waldon, Mary Lou Woody, Jane Sparks-Munson and Lavina Mann.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may meet with Shirley’s family Monday, January 12, 2015 from 6-8 P.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where a Memorial Service will be held Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Dan Miner officiating.

Contributions in memory of Shirley may be made to Plainwell EMS, Otsego Fire and Rescue, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or to Bronson NCCU.

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  1. Bob & Joyce Bloom says:

    To the Vaughn Family…Our Deepest Sympathy

  2. Andrea Creech says:

    Shook/Vaughn Family- my condolence to you and your families. May your memories of her guide you through this time. Hugs.

  3. Don & Sherri Ferguson says:

    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Tammy Thompson-Drake says:

    Prayers for you all, so very sorry, God Bless!

  5. Kathi Fuss says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all, Renee!

  6. Drew and Lisa Henthorn says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  7. Rick and Tina Davis says:

    She was a Beautiful woman, and I know our words alone can never be enough, But please know we are here for you all , and know and take peace in the fact that she now sits with our Lord! May God hold you all and be with you!

  8. Brad Eshbaugh says:

    Ramon, Renee and family, my condolences to you. My prayers are with you.

  9. Robbin Pathic Williams says:

    My thoughts & prayers go out for you Renee & family.

  10. Chris Burri says:

    Thoughts and prayers to you, Renee and Kevin and all your family during this most difficult time. Love from the Burri and Debrie families.

  11. Shirley (Swanson) Campbell says:

    My deepest sympathy for your loss. I am thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort. I remember Shirley’s warm smile and wonderful laugh. Love, Shirley (friend from Plainwell High School)

  12. Ron and Ruth Young says:

    We are deeply sadden by your loss, Shirley was a beautiful soul- and we are so glad to have known her. May the Peace of God surround you in this time of heart ache. ((Hug))

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