Shirley Ann Olin
Shirley Ann Olin
  • November 18, 1935 - December 24, 2017
  • Platteville, Colorado

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Shirley Ann Olin, 82, of Platteville, died Sunday, December 24, 2017 at her home. She was born on November 18, 1935 in Fort Lupton, Colorado to Robert and Muriel (Hannaman) Ceretto.

Shirley was raised in Fort Lupton, attending Fort Lupton High School. On July 11, 1953, she married Ray Olin at the Platteville Methodist Church. After they married, Shirley worked for the Fort Lupton Canning Company, Don Mason Hardware and later at the furniture store.

Shirley and Ray farmed for over 65 years. She would help beet harvest and had her own truck, a red 1958 Ford 2 1/2 ton truck. She also loved to cook for the farm crew.

Shirley attended Platteville Methodist Church for many years.

Shirley enjoyed gardening, listening to Country Western music, singing and collecting pig ceramics. She also loved dogs and red roses. Above all, she loved her family and the time they spent together.

Shirley is survived by her daughters, Kim Nix of Greeley and Tammy Salzman (Mitch) of Dacono; brother, Ron Ceretto (Judy) of Fort Lupton; six grandchildren, Ryan Schoneman (Chrissy) of Platteville, Kami Nix (Courtney Castelletti) of Denver, Bryson Thomas (Sarah) of Greeley, Aaron Schoneman (Ashlee) of Platteville, Jonas Nix (Lilia) of Evans and Brady Thomas (Rachel) of Evans and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ray; two daughters, Deborah Schoneman and Brenda Thomas and a grandson, Evan Schoneman.

Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Friday, December 29, 2017 followed by funeral service at 10:00 a.m. both at the Platteville Methodist Church, 316 Elizabeth Avenue, Platteville. Interment Mizpah Cemetery, Platteville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Platteville Methodist Church in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634.