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Visitation and Memorial Saturday for Shirley Ann Byrum

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Shirley Ann Byrum, age 79, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

She was born on July 27, 1938, in Quebec City, Canada, to Henry and Marie Louise (Gunnip) McMahon.

Shirley is survived by her sons, Kevin Guay of Porter, IN, and Eric Guay of Canada.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Norman Byrum; brothers, George and Henry McMahon; and sister, Mary Power.

Shirley enjoyed raising her family and loved her children. She resided in the United States for over 40 years. She was an avid shopper. Following her husbandís retirement, the couple enjoyed traveling and lived in Florida for several years. Her family wants to thank the staff and nurses of Dunes Hospice for their caring service, and the staff of Chesterton Manor where she enjoyed living for several months.

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., with a memorial service at 4:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Scott Jones officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 4/5/18




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