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Shirley Ann Myears

Shirley Ann Myears

Shirley Ann (McCormick) Myears, 82, went to her heavenly home Sunday, December 31 at the Lake Andes Healthcare Center. Funeral service will be Wednesday, January 3 at 10:30 am at Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Lake Andes. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 2 from 6 to 8 pm at Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Lake Andes.

Shirley was born on September 22, 1935 to Samuel & Olive (Leasure) McCormick in Wagner, SD. She attended school in Wagner where she enjoyed joking around & spending time with her loved ones.

On May 28, 1955, she married Gordon Myears & they lived in many areas in South Dakota as Gordon worked on building different Dams. They eventually made their home outside of Lake Andes, where she was a loving wife, home-maker, & mother as four children were born to their union. (Kathleen, Ernest, Mark & Duane)

Shirley is survived by one sister: Hazel (Lyle) Mason of Haywarden, IA . Four children: Kathy Young of Ft. Pierre, SD, Ernie (Tracy) Myears of Lake Andes, SD, Mark (Denise) Myears of Flandreau, SD, & Duane (Laurie) Myears of Remsen, IA. Nine Grandchildren: Shelly, Brandon, Sherry, Brittany, Sydney, Bridget, Dawson, Collin, & Brielle. Four Great-Grandchildren: Owen, Ava, Averie, & Ke'Ziah.

Shirley was proceeded in death by her Parents, Former Husband: Gordon, Two Brothers: Nelson & Harold, Two Sisters: Mildred & LaVelle, Son-in-Law: Dave & Grandson: Corbin.

She passed away at the age of 82, on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Lake Andes Senior living where she has resided since May, 1989. She & the family appreciates the exceptional care & companionship she has received while living there. She enjoyed drinking Tea, visiting everyone, giving gifts, singing at Church, & going on outings.

Met in Heaven by Her late Grandson: Corbin Orin Myears (honorary Pall Bearer)