Shirley LaGroue, age 79, a resident of Lake Almanor, CA, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at her residence. Shirl (as her husband called her) was born Shirley Marie Garbrough on April 1, 1937, in New Albany, IN. She grew up in Clarksville, IN, where she attended Howard Park Christian Church. Shirley was also a former resident of Berkeley, CA, where she attended Berkeley High School, and Fair Oaks, CA, where she raised her family.
She is survived by her husband Ray; Two boys, Dave and Rick, along with their respective wives, Susan and Mary Clare, all of Chester, CA; Five grandchildren: Jared of State College, PA, Janae of Chester, CA, David and wife Andi of Buhl, ID, Emily of Nashville, TN, and Silas of Redding, CA; One great grandchild, C.J. LaGroue of Chester, CA; Two sisters: Mary Casey (Don) of Paoli, IN, and Kathy Coleman (Ronnie) of Clarksville, IN; One brother, Duke Garbrough (LeaAnn), of Clarksville, IN. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Shirley was a member of the Mt. Lassen Community Church and the Lake Almanor Country Club.
A private graveside service for the family will be held at Sunset View Cemetery in El Cerrito, CA, on Monday, August 8, 2016 with Reverend Todd DuBord of the Mt. Lassen Community Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the LaGroue family requests that any donations be directed to Enloe Hospital in Chico, CA, where Shirley received quality and loving care during her illness. The weblink is www.enloe.org/enloe-giving/donate-online.
Date: Monday, August 8, 2016