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NESS, Shirley Jean
NESS, Shirley Jean Shirley Jean Ness passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. She leaves behind husband, Gale, sons Marlen (Kent), and Gene and many loving family members. Shirley was born on August 3, 1935 in Sterling, Colorado to Roy Edward and Dorothy Jane Smith. She loved to cook and won many ribbons in 4-H. At the age of 14, while helping cook for the harvest crew, she met a handsome young man named Gale. They were engaged when she turned 16. And at 17 on August 6, 1952 they secretly married while Gale was on leave from basic training. After serving a year in Korea, Gale returned stateside to marry his bride in a public service on August 23, 1953. They spent 64 wonderful years together. A celebration of life will be held at the Valley View Church of the Nazarene in Lancaster, Sat., September 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your local Lions Club Eye Bank.

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