Shirley Ann Tindall-Shellenberger passed peacefully to her final rest, Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Stormont-Vail Hospital after a short, serious illness. Shirley, daughter of Elmer W. & Loretta E. Eveleigh-Tindall, was born November 21, 1942, in Hoisington, KS.
She attended Hoisington schools and graduated from Hoisington Rural High School in May 1960. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Emporia State Teachers College in 1964. She received her Masters Degree, also from Emporia State Teachers College.
She taught business classes at Highland Park High School, Topeka, for 37 years, retiring in May 2002.
Shirley married Art (Gene) Shellenberger, August 1, 1964, in the United Methodist Church Chapel, Emporia, KS. They celebrated 57 years of marriage.
Shirley was a life-long member of the Golden Sheaf, Chapter # 226, Hoisington-Great Bend Order of the Eastern Star.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Art (Gene); and brother, Warren. She will be forever missed by sister, Elma Jean Augustine (Kerry), Parrish, FL; sisters-in-law, Barbara Tindall, Hoisington, KS, Dody Letellier (Dick), Junction City, KS; brother-in-law, Billy Joe Shellenberger, McPherson, KS; cousin, Donna Larson, Berthoud, CO; numerous very special nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews, along with many neighbors and friends.
A family inurnment service will be held at a later date in the family area of the Agnes City Cemetery, rural Bushong, KS.
A memorial given in Shirley’s memory, to the donor’s choice, may be sent in care of Dove Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road, Topeka, KS 66610.
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