Shirley Juntti, age 63, of Cambridge died November 16, 2018 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti. A Celebration of Life will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, NOVEMBER 27th at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge with a time for visiting from 5:00 P.M. until the service starts at 7:00 P.M.
Shirley Juntti was born July 1, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Hjalmer and Esther (Kynsijarvi) Juntti. She grew up in Stanchfield and attended school in Braham. After high school Shirley attended the University of Minnesota and began her career in the computer field. On October 27, 1984 she was united in marriage to Thomas Jakubiec. They lived in Minneapolis and Anoka before moving to Cambridge 26 years ago where they raised their son, Matt. Shirley loved the outdoors, fishing, hiking and the many family camping trips to Namakan Lake in Voyagers National Park. Shirley also enjoyed sewing and volunteering at Cambridge Elementary School.
Shirley passed away November 16, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Dementia at the age of 63 years, 4 months and 15 days. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Tom; son, Matt; siblings, Catherine Skalicky, Virginia Hasser, Marilyn Black (Vern), Robert Juntti (Janelle), and Diane Roberts-Lethaby (Jeremy); and by other relatives and friends.