Shirley Mae Shepard
Shirley Mae Shepard
  • November 11, 1927 - April 3, 2017
  • Arizona

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Shirley Mae Shepard, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away April 3, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born, November 11, 1927 in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Harry and Marian [Kline] Quandt. Shirley worked for many years as a Budget Analyst with Lockheed Missile and Space until her retirement. Following her retirement, she was an active volunteer with Banner Baywood; she also enjoyed knitting, working with plastic canvas and ceramics. Shirley was preceded in death, in 2001, by her loving husband of 54 years, Carson Leroy Shepard. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Lee Hein and her husband, Louis, Kathy Marian Cullen and David Kirby, Julie Rose Shepard; son David Leroy Shepard and his wife Carol; her sister Marilyn Kreuscher and her husband Vernon; grandchildren, Eric Hein, Maria Vigil, Russell Hein, and Jacqui Ellzey as well as her great grandchildren, Raven Hein, Tranquility-Jade Smith, Liberty Hein, Rain Hein, Karsyn Mason, Lyric Hein and Wayne Mason. A visitation will be at 4:00 pm with a funeral service at 5:00 pm, Thursday, April 6, 2017 with a funeral service at Mariposa Gardens Funeral Care, 400 S. Power Rd, Mesa. In lieu of flowers, the family requests plants. Arrangements entrusted to Mariposa Gardens Funeral Care (480) 830-4422