Obituary of Shirley Eileen Chatfield
Adrian – Shirley Eileen Chatfield, age 99, of Adrian, formerly of Manitou Beach, passed away on September 21, 2019, just shy of her 100th birthday, at Brookdale Adrian.
She was born on December 17, 1919, in Rome Township, MI to Francis and Ruth (Richardson) Howard. She was a 1937 graduate of Adrian High School. On October 1, 1938, in Onsted, she married Otis L. Chatfield and he preceded her in death in 1996. Shirley enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and was a very talented seamstress. Her favorite pastimes were enjoying herself at the casino and rooting on her beloved Detroit Tigers. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and her family will always remember her as a hard worker and how dedicated she was to her family and the family farm.
Shirley is survived by her children, Carol (Leon) Hunt of Grass Lake, Robert (Diane) Chatfield of Onsted, and Barb Hauch of Manitou Beach; a brother, Frank (Joyce Howe) Howard of Jackson; eight grandchildren, Shelly, Cory, Todd, Debra, Amy, Nathan, Megan, and J.R.; and 16 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by, two brothers, Raymond and Dennison; two sisters, Marian and Ruth Esther; and a son-in-law, Fred Hauch.
Visitation for Shirley will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Fritz Kruse officiating. Burial will be in Maple Shade Cemetery, Onsted.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
Also, Shirley’s family would like to extend a special thank you to all of her friends, the staff at Brookdale, and Hospice of Lenawee for all of their love and support.To plant a tree in memory of Shirley Chatfield, please visit Tribute Store
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