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Shirley Ann Van Buren

March 23, 1939 August 9, 2019
Shirley Ann Van Buren
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SHIRLEY ANN VAN BUREN, 80, of Morrison, IL, died Friday August 9, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Dixon, IL.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM Friday, August 16, 2019 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, officiated by Mr. Rich Criss, Ministry Coordinator at Emmanuel Reformed Church, Morrison. A visitation will be from 4:00 – 6:00 PM Thursday, August 15th at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. A memorial has been established by the family.

Shirley was born March 23, 1939 in Wyoming, IL, to Tracy Frazier and Lauretta Pauline (Norman) Porter. She was educated in the Wyoming grade schools and was a graduate of Wyoming High School. On June 1, 1958 she married William W. “Bill” Van Buren Jr. in Muscatine, IA. He died on January 22, 2013. Ann had been employed at various places in Morrison. She was a homemaker and loved working around her home, gardening, cooking and baking. Ann enjoyed going to flea markets and collecting various items to display in her Victorian home that she and her husband restored. She loved to decorate for the holidays and also enjoyed going to her grandchildren’s activities.

Survivors include one daughter, Christina “Tina” (Jon Grigsby) Schrader of Dixon, IL; one son, William W. “Bill” (Michele) Van Buren III of Morrison; five grandchildren, Allyson (Joel) Krehbiel, Erika (finance Colton Woolsey) Van Buren, Autumn Van Buren, Andy (Natalee) Schrader and Jeremy Schrader; three great grandchildren, Tucker Schrader, Maddox Campbell and Maria Krehbiel; one brother, Perry Porter of Wyoming, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill and three brothers, Tracy, Bo and Cecil Porter.


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Visitation

Thursday

15

Aug

4:00 PM 8/15/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 8/15/2019 6:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Friday

16

Aug

10:00 AM 8/16/2019 10:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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