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Shirley Munson

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March 17, 1936-Feb. 3, 2011

Former Detroit Lakes resident Shirley M. Munson, 74, of Moorhead, died Thursday, February 3, 2011 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead.

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Shirley was born the daughter of Theodore and Margaret (Craft) Glawe on March 17, 1936 in Candor Township, Otter Tail County. She was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes.

Shirley was united in marriage to Dennis Munson in May of 1953 at Lake Eunice Parsonage in rural Detroit Lakes. Over the years, she lived in Detroit Lakes, Barnesville, Twin Valley, Glyndon and Moorhead.

Shirley loved spending time with her grandchildren. She made several trips to Oregon to visit family. During those visits she also spent time at the beach and picking berries with her family. Shirley was an avid Minnesota Twins fan.

Surviving Shirley are three daughters, Jeanette (Larry) Selseth of Hillsboro, Ore., Deb (Gary) Bolgrean of Moorhead and Cheryl (Terry) Schnepp of Cornelius, Ore.; six grandchildren, Cheri Chadwick, Justin Selseth, Andrea Selseth, Alissa Bolgrean, Kari Bolgrean and Trevis Munson; three greatggrandchildren, Jeffrey and Nicole Chadwick and Matthew Munson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding Shirley in death were her parents and two sisters, Helen Stensgard and Darlene Prestegord.

Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 in West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour preceding the service. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes.

Those wanting to share memories and condolences may use the messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.

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