Shirley McVey, of Mora, died on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at St Clare Living Community in Mora. She was 89 years old.
A CELEBRATION OF LIFE will be held at 12:00 noon on Sunday, Dec. 9 at Hillman Baptist Church in rural Mora. Rev. Randy Strom will officiate.
BURIAL will be at a later date in Morton, MN.
MEMORIALS preferred to Knife Lake Sportsman’s Club or Hillman Baptist Church.
Shirley M. (Bucholz) McVey was born in 1923 near Morton, MN. She and Raymond (Mac) were married in Colorado Springs, CO, in 1944, as he served in the U.S. Army. Shirley was a hard-working woman who gathered friends and family around her wherever she was. Even after they retired to their lake home near Mora, she continued to work and volunteer in the community.
She was preceded in death by her twin brother Samuel, parents and two younger sisters, Cleone and Dorothy.
Shirley is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ray; and their children Karen Anderson, Carla McVey, Bruce (Nancy) McVey and Becki Nesbit. She is also survived by her 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandson with another one on the way; one sister Lamoine McMath.