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Shirley Rose Olmsted

February 5, 1925 December 29, 2018
Shirley Rose Olmsted
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Obituary for Shirley Rose Olmsted

Shirley Rose Olmsted, age 93 of West Lakes, Stanton, MI and Apache Junction, AZ, formerly of Grand Rapids, died Saturday, December 29, 2018 in Apache Junction.  She was born February 5, 1925 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Floyd and Nellie (Vissner) Trombley.  On May 13, 1944, she married Eugene “Gene” Olmsted in Grand Rapids.  Shirley retired from Butterworth Hospital after many years of service as a supervisor in central supply.  She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lakeview.  She enjoyed playing cards and bingo, and especially loved spending her winters in Apache Junction.  Gene preceded Shirley in death on January 22, 2001.  She is survived by her children, Tom (Mary) Olmsted of Cadillac, Lynda (Jayman) Avery of Illinois, Dan (Barbara) Olmsted of Gowen, John (Judy) Olmsted of Belding, and Janice Hoekstra of Byron Center; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her sister, Irene Willison of Grandville.  The Mass of Christian Burial for Shirley will be celebrated at 11:00 am Friday, January 4, 2019 at St. Charles Catholic Church, Greenville, Rev. James Wyse presiding.  Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Hurst Funeral Home, where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm.  Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Wyoming.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association or the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

3

Jan

4:00 PM 1/3/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/3/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hurst Funeral Home

1801 W Washington Street
Greenville, MI 48838

Hurst Funeral Home
1801 W Washington Street Greenville 48838 MI
United States

Rosary Service

Thursday

3

Jan

7:00 PM 1/3/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hurst Funeral Home

1801 W Washington Street
Greenville, MI 48838

Hurst Funeral Home
1801 W Washington Street Greenville 48838 MI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

4

Jan

11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Charles Catholic Church

505 South Lafayette Street
Greenville, MI 48838

St. Charles Catholic Church
505 South Lafayette Street Greenville 48838 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

4100 Clyde Park SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

4100 Clyde Park SW Wyoming 49509 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

3940 Peninsular Dr. SE, Ste 180
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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