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Shirley   Blackwell
Shirley Blackwell

May 2, 1935 - August 6, 2017
Born in Polk City, Iowa
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Shirley (Adams) Blackwell, 82, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at the Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines, IA. A Celebration of Life will be held at Evangelical Free Church in Madrid on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 11 a.m.

Shirley was a longtime resident of Madrid until she moved December 2015 to Ramsey Village in Des Moines. She was born to Howard and Edna (Jagerson) on May 2, 1935, in Polk City, IA. On March 12, 1956, she married her pen-pal of several years Philip D. Blackwell of Ojai, CA. They were united in marriage at the Wee Kirk of the Heather Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, NV.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her children, Tamara and Brian Herrstrom of Mitchellville, IA; Wendy and Larry Slegh of Grimes, IA. Two grandchildren, Daniel Herrstrom of Madrid and Christopher and Heather Herrstrom and great-grandson Paxton of Ayer, MA. She is survived by her sister Sharon Timm-Hoffman of Ankeny, sister-in-law Mary Krishnamurty of Mechanicsville, MD, and her aunt, Peggy Jagerson of Saylorville, IA.

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Celebration of Life
Evangelical Free Church
2243 S Avenue
Madrid, IA US 50156
Saturday, August 12, 2017
11:00 AM

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TO THE FAMILY c/o Sundberg/Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
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