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Shirley LaGroue

Died: July 21, 2016
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Obituary

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.

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Service Information

Date: Monday, August 8, 2016

Sunset View Cemetery Association

Address:

101 Colusa Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, January 1, 1970

Sunset View Cemetery Association

Address:

101 Colusa Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530

 

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George Roca posted on 9/27/18

Dave sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I know it’s hard to my mom passed away 4 years ago. I wish you and your family the best George Roca

 

Christie Coleman posted on 7/27/16

Thoughts & prayers to Uncle Ray, Dave, Rick & family... Aunt Shirley sure will be missed by her IN family, & everyone else who were blessed to have her in their lives... WE LOVE YOU GUYS !!! Christie & DJ :broken_heart::cry::two_hearts::tennis:

 

Tony and Stephanie Coleman posted on 7/31/16

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Stephanie Brady Coleman posted on 7/31/16

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robin posted on 7/27/16

So many memories. My "other" mom. Taco Bell , laying in the sun, tennis, left handed power serve. Lazy days spent talking and laughing. Bible studies... Memory keeper of my mom. Neighbors . Walking partner.. You are home at last. Tell my mom I miss her. Will see you both again one day. I love you shirl. Robin

 

Rhonda (Garbrough) Friedli posted on 7/27/16

Uncle Ray, Dave, Rick and families. We're so sorry to hear of Aunt Shirley's passing. Wish I could be there with all of you. Love you guys. Rhonda and David

 

Buddy posted on 7/27/16

Thinking of you all. Buddy

 

Christie Coleman posted on 7/27/16

Thoughts & prayers for Uncle Ray, Dave, Rick & their families ... Aunt Shirley will be greatly missed by her IN family, & everyone else who was blessed to have her in their lives ... WE LOVE YOU GUYS !! Christie & DJ :broken_heart::cry::two_hearts::tennis:

 

Bonnie Klett posted on 7/29/16

Shirley was a wonderful tennis player. Last year she played 4-5 times a week and had no stamina problems. We, her tennis group, were amazed to hear she was 79 because she looked and acted 59! She was quiet but funny, and never drew attention to herself. She was kind and tender-hearted and loved and her family. She was so proud of her sons and grandsons and the love of her life, Ray. The only thing she complained about was missing a tennis shot, but that did not happen as often as most of us. We miss Shirley, terribly, and look over to her house from the courts and miss having her with us. We know she is in a wonderful place in heaven. Our love and condolences are with the family. Bonnie Klett

 

Barbara Gallagher posted on 7/29/16

I met Shirley about 5 years ago on the tennis courts here at Lake Almanor. Her smile and her laugh lit up the courts. I loved playing with her because she was so fun, but yet she played tough. I was shocked when she shared her age with us, because she moved on the tennis court like she was a teenager. As someone else shared, she was so proud of her sons and grandchildren. Her eyes would light up when she shared stories of what they were doing or sports/school activities they were involved in. She was so much a part of our tennis community and she will be missed. Love you Shirley! Thank you for bringing joy and laughter to our time on the tennis courts! Our thoughts and prayers are with Ray and family. Barbara Gallagher

 

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