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Shirley A. (Miller) Lawler

August 13, 1930 ~ March 24, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

Shirley A. Lawler, 90, of Marshall died on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Maplewood of Marshall.
Shirley was born on August 13,1930 in Marshall to Harry and Esther (Rapp) Miller. She graduated from Olivet High School in 1949. On August 25, 1951 she married John S. "Jack" Lawler at Saint Mary Catholic Church in Marshall. He preceded her in death on July 7, 2019. They were married for 68 years.
Shirley worked for Hayes Machine Company in Marshall for many years. She also worked for Michigan National Bank and Kevco in Marshall. She was a member of Saint Philip Catholic Church. Shirley enjoyed knitting and crocheting creating beautiful afghans and sweaters for her family. Shirley along with her husband Jack enjoyed spending winters in Winter Haven Florida.
She is survived by her sons, Charles (Karen) Lawler and Timothy (Robin) Lawler; two grandchildren Stephen Lawler and Mackenzie Lawler; and a sister Dorothy Stults. Preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sisters, Darlene Coats, Betty Faulkner, Marian Heisler, Margaret Miller, Mildred Foote, and Mary Lou Duckham; and her brothers, Harry, Robert, LaVerne Miller.
Visitation will take place from 4-7pm on Monday April 5, 2021 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 723 US Hwy 27 N Marshall MI 49068 with a rosary service taking place at 6:30pm. Due to Covid19 please use marked entrances and exits along with wearing masks and social distancing as suggested per state guidelines. A funeral mass will take place at 11am on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Saint Philip Catholic Church, 112 Capital Ave NE Battle Creek MI 49017. Interment will follow at Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. Memorial contributions are requested to Saint Philip Catholic Church, 112 Capital Ave NE Battle Creek MI 49017 or to the Oaklawn Hospice 13444 Preston Drive Marshall MI 49068. Memorial contributions may be mailed to the Kempf Funeral Home PO 519 Marshall MI 49068 for delivery to the charity. Leave a personal message for the family and sign the online guestbook at https://www.kempffuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 5, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US Hwy 27 N
Marshall, MI 49068

Rosary
Monday
April 5, 2021

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US Hwy 27 N
Marshall, MI 49068

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
April 6, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Philip Roman Catholic Church
112 Capital Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Committal
Tuesday
April 6, 2021

12:45 PM
Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery
Partello Road
Marshall, MI 49068

Donations

St. Philip Roman Catholic Church
112 Capital Avenue, Battle Creek MI 49017
Tel: 269-968-6645

Oaklawn Hospice
13444 Preston Drive, Marshall MI 49068
Tel: 2697893939
Web: https://oaklawnhospital.org/donate/

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