Shirley Lawrence, age 74, of Cambridge died November14, 2014 at home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, November 20th at Strike Funeral Home – ISANTI Chapel. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:o0 P.M. Wednesday, November 19th also at our Isanti Chapel.
Shirley was born and raised in St. Paul, MN on November 21, 1939. She graduated in 1957 from Central High School in St. Paul. She and her first husband raised 3 children living in Centerville, Minnesota. Shirley and her second husband Rick lived in Florida before moving to Minnesota in 1985. She loved anything to do with the outdoors, fishing, gardening, swimming. Shirley was an avid animal lover, her cats were her other kids throughout the years. Shirley loved to go antiquing with her friends, and just spending time with them. She was a lifelong waitress spending the last 15 years of her career at the Creamery in Isanti where she retired from in 2005. Rick and Shirley ran their business from home and it gave them the time to spend together. She will be greatly missed by all.
Shirley died Nov. 14, 2014 at home at the age of 74 years, 11 months and 24 days.
Shirley is survived by husband, Richard; 3 children, Robert (Cindy) Koran, Teresa (Keith) Thomas, Tom (Denise) Koran; grandson, Jonathon Koran; sister, Nancy (Jim) Embertson; 2 brothers, Chuck (Dorothy) Bridger, Steve (Pam) Bridger; sister-in-law, Linda Bridger. Thank you Dr. Trushiem and staff and her Allina Hospice Team. A special thank you to her niece, Barb Nylen, for her loving care.