Shirley Waldo, age
80, of Michigan City, IN, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in
Michigan City, IN.
Shirley was born in
West York, IL, on January 27, 1936 to Roy and Bernice (Alexander) Ormiston.
She is survived by
her husband of 63 years, Vernon Waldo of Michigan City; children, Brenda
George of Hot Springs, AR, Brian Waldo of Chesterton, Bruce (Linda) Waldo of
Chesterton, and Bret Waldo of Chesterton; brother, Ken (Joan) Ormiston of
Paris, IL; sister, Mary Sue (David) Shotts of Marshall, IL; sisters-in-law,
Shirley Helton and Virginia Waldo; grandchildren, Steven and Christopher
George, Shalena Warner, Kesha Pilot, Stacie Oliver and Kait, Heather, Adam
and Helene Waldo; nine great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and
She was preceded in
death by her parents; infant daughter, Barbara; brothers, Warren and William
Roy Jr.; sister, Norma Rose; brothers-in-law, Enno “Bud” Rose, Jack Helton,
John Waldo and Roger Waldo.
Shirley was a
loving wife, mother and grandmother. She worked for over 30 years as a
hairdresser and owned several shops over the years, including Chez Shiree in
Chesterton. Shirley also worked as an ERA Realtor from 1989-1998. She was a
talented artist; she enjoyed oil painting and was overall extremely crafty.
She shared her gift teaching art at the senior center in Michigan City.
will take place on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 12:00 Noon, at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN with Pastor Jack Andrews
will take place on Saturday at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the
time of service at Noon.
In lieu of flowers
donations may be made to Shirley’s granddaughter at Hope for Kesha on
Facebook or directly to Kesha Pilot.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com