Shirley A. Hoover - 86
3/25/1929 - 6/26/2015
Shirley A. Hoover, age 86 of Clinton, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center North. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday July 1, 2015 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Shadow Hoover, Jared Lingle, Tom Hoover, Mike and Ted Healless and Brian Vogel.
Shirley was born in Clinton on March 25, 1929, the daughter of Merrill and Helen (Bertelsen) Healless. She graduated from Lyons High School in 1947 and from Clinton Community College in 1949. Shirley married Allen J. Hoover on September 24, 1950 in Clinton. Allen passed away in 1971. Shirley had worked in the offices of the Collis Company and later, as a secretary with the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency from where she retired. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, where she belonged to the sewing circle and had volunteered at many church functions. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed playing cards, especially bridge.
Shirley is survived by three children; David (Joyce) Hoover of Carol Stream, IL, Patricia (Ray) Lingle of Chelan, WA and Larry Hoover of Lanark; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and sister, Alice Koenes of Clinton and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Tex Healless and a sister, Jean Vogel. Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday July 1, 2015 at the Pape Funeral Home.View Shirley A. Hoover's Guestbook