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Shirley M. Feye 1931-2016

Jul 12, 2016

WHITTEMORE — Shirley Feye, age 84, of Whittemore, died on Tuesday July 5, 2016 at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg.

Mass of the Resurrection was held on Friday, July 8, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Whittemore, with the Rev. Clem Currans celebrating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg.

Shirley Maureen Thompson, the daughter of George and Lois (O’Connor) Thompson, was born on Sept. 5, 1931 in Emmetsburg. She graduated from Graettinger High School in 1949.

On Sept. 25, 1950 Shirley was united in marriage with Harold Feye in Graettinger. They farmed together north of Whittemore. Shirley was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, playing cards, having coffee with friends and spending time with her family.

Left to cherish Shirley’s memory is her husband of 65 years, Harold; a daughter, Debra Stewart and her husband Larry of Waverly, TN; daughter-in-law, Carol Feye of Algona; four grandchildren, Wade Gardner, Sarah Gardner-Palk, Stacey Feye-Pratt, Catherine Feye-Gruhn; five great grandchildren, Allie Gardner, Ella Gardner, Emily Palk, Madison and Landon Pratt; a brother, Hugh (Virginia) Thompson of Spirit Lake; and a sister, Jean Origer of Fairmont, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Dennis Feye.

The Lentz Funeral Home in Algona is serving the family. Shirley’s video tribute may be viewed at www.lentzfuneralhome.com