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Shirley A. Adolphson

January 1, 1931 - October 16, 2010
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Shirley Ann Adolphson 1/1/1931 – 10/16/2010 Shirley was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Carl Thiel and Emma Thiel (Hergenrader) on January 1, 1931. She passed away October 16, 2010. She was the 3rd of 5 children born of this union – all girls. When she was very young the family moved to Portland, Oregon to work in the shipyards. Shirley met Dick Adolphson their Sophomore year of high school at Clinton-Kelly High School of Commerce in Portland, Oregon (later changed to Grover Cleveland High School). They married March 18, 1950. Shirley and Dick produced 2 children and 5 grandchildren. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage. Shirley is...
Shirley Ann Adolphson
1/1/1931 – 10/16/2010

Shirley was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Carl Thiel and Emma Thiel (Hergenrader) on January 1, 1931. She passed away October 16, 2010.

She was the 3rd of 5 children born of this union – all girls. When she was very young the family moved to Portland, Oregon to work in the shipyards.

Shirley met Dick Adolphson their Sophomore year of high school at Clinton-Kelly High School of Commerce in Portland, Oregon (later changed to Grover Cleveland High School). They married March 18, 1950. Shirley and Dick produced 2 children and 5 grandchildren. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage.

Shirley is survived by her husband Dick, son Rich (Claire), daughter Kriste Hunter (Dan); Sisters Betty Herzog (Bill – deceased), Elaine Ledbetter (Don), Marlene Jaspers (Dean); Grandchildren Ryan Hieber, Nick Adolphson (Lindsay), Christopher Adolphson, Lynette Hieber, and Kate Adolphson.
She was preceded in death by her sister Dorothy Dardano (Sam – deceased). ¬

Service will be Thursday, 10/21/10 at 2 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel, 11801 S.E. Mt. Scott Blvd., Portland, Ore. Private Interment. Please sign the on-line guest book. Donations to Alzheimer's Association, Oregon Chapter, 1650 N.W. Naito Parkway, Ste. 190, Portland, OR 97209.

"Dear Dick, Rich, Kriste and family. Just wanted you to know that our thoughts and prayers are will all of you. I always remember Shirley to be full of joy..." Drew Pearson (West Linn, OR)

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