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Wanda Shirk



  Wanda Nadine (Michael) Shirk, 88, died October 6, 2016 at the Manor House in Sigourney, Iowa. She was born at home on Lost Island Lake, Ruthven, Iowa to Lloyd Charles and Hazel Esther (Eckley) Michael on January 15, 1928. She graduated from Lake Center Consolidated School. On August 30, 1947 she married Donald Shirk at Union Park Methodist Church in Des Moines.  They lived in Austin, Minnesota, Vinton, Iowa, and moved to Sigourney in 1953.  She was a member of the Sigourney United Methodist Church, UMW, and Aspasia Chapter of Eastern Star. Wanda enjoyed following her children and grandchildren’s activities.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Don August 25, 1988, son Ronnie Shirk and granddaughter Faith Shirk.
   She is survived by her daughter Barbara (Richard) Coffman of Sigourney, two sons Steven (Susan) Shirk of Wilton, Gregory (Lisa) Shirk of Mason City, seven grandchildren Michelle Streigle, Christopher Coffman Rebekah Bell, Ben Shirk, Katherine Clark, Brittney Asby, Kyra Shirk, 16 great grandchildren, one brother Weldon “Bill” Michael of St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Funeral Service:  10:00 A.M. Monday Sigourney United Methodist Church
Visitation:  4:00 – 6:00 P.M. Sunday Holm Funeral Home
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery - Sigourney
A Memorial Fund has been established.




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