Shirley Sue (Burgess) Froelich, 76, passed away at 3:10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Deseret Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Oswego following an illness.
Shirley was born Sept. 2, 1936 in Iola. Her parents were Eugene and Clara (Wilson) Burgess. Shirley graduated from Iola High School with the class of 1954.
She worked at Rexall Drug in Iola for several years before moving to Oswego in 1969. She used to work at Groomers Ben Franklin and then later at Don Froe Liquor Store. She last worked at Labette County Medical Center, Parsons.
She was a member of the VFW. She was a member of Mother of God Catholic Church, Oswego.
She was married to Paul Froelich on April 26, 1974. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Dennis Burgess and one daughter Jennifer Holtz.
Surviving is one daughter, Vallerie Jane Hayden, Oswego; two sisters, Joan Willis, Iola, and Malala J. Koester, Yates Center; two grandchildren, Harold Hayen, Vinita, Okla., and Lorie Kay Hayden, Oswego, and four great-grandchildren.
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