Shirley M. SkeimShirley M. Skeim, age 97 of Park River, ND passed away on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River.
Shirley M. Skeim, age 97 of Park River, ND passed away on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River.
Shirley M. Thoe was born September 16, 1913 near Cummings, ND the daughter of the late Gunder and Lydia (Bagge) Thoe. She grew up and attended school there. She graduated from the Security Beauty School in Grand Forks, ND. She purchased a beauty shop in Grafton and worked there until 1953 when she moved to Park River and opened Shirley's Beauty Shop. She was united in marriage to Oliver Skeim on November 6, 1949 in Grafton. Shirley operated her shop until 1999 when she retired. She moved to the Good Samaritan Center in October of 2007.
Shirley was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and the Park River American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her children: Darrell (Beverly) Wegge, Grand Forks, ND; Lydia (John) Kelly, Park River, ND; Bonny (Larry) Dvorak, Park River, ND; Gary Skeim, Jamestown, ND; 14 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; sisters: Ardis Braseth, Moorhead, MN; Donna Benson, Oregon and Bev Helleckson, Edina, MN; her brother Walter (Juanita) Bagge, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, son Dennis and brother Johnny Bagge.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be Tuesday for one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND.
An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com
The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements.