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“Mom, I think about you all the time, Love and Miss You. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Rick Blumhoff - Lyndon, IL - Son

“I am so sad I can not be at the service today. Rick has probably told you I am having my own mothers funeral at the same time. Shirley was like my...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: David Scott - Prophetstown, IL

“My husband Jerry and I were saddened to hear of Shirley's passing. We know her from Alamo Paradise Acres. She was a dear caring loving person whom...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Shirley Gifford - Hiawatha,, KS

“Prayers to your family. Rest in Peace my friend. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Judy James - St. Louis, MO

“I am so very sorry to hear of Shirley's passing; my thoughts and prayers to all family and friends. I will hold tight to the memories of Bud and...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Debbie Wendell - Nashville, TN

“I'm very sorry to hear about Shirley. I very much enjoyed her company. She made me laugh. She was such an out going person. She will be missed. ...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Schaefer

“So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I know she will be greatly missed. Your mom and dad stopped to visit us in the mid-nineties while on a West...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Lou Reisenbigler - Peoria, AZ

“I am very sorry for your loss. I remember card party nights Bud and Shirley had with my folks. Shirley always had something ready for the kids to...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Castelein - Prophetstown, IL

“We're so sorry to learn of Shirley's passing. Cousin Bud and Shirley were always favorites with us. We have so many enjoyable memories of their...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Bill & Joan Hickman - Tampa, FL

“So sorry for your loss - my deepest sympathy to your family - ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Andrea Dalton - Morrison, IL

“I can remember going to the farm or talking on the cb radio when I was on the road it's been many years Butch Wendell ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy and Butch Wendell - WI

“Blumhoff Family, Uncle Don, and Mom and Dad: So sorry for your loss. Aunt Shirley was always so loving and caring. Like you, I have many fond...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Marlee and Jay Walton - Ames, IA

“We were saddened to learn of your dear Mother's passing. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Our sympathy and prayers. Mary Jo & Ernie ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Ernie & mary Jo Verhulst - MO

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Megan (Schuler) Druien - Morrison, IL

“Sorry for your loss, we are out of town & will miss the service.. Our thoughts & prayers will be with you !!2 ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Merle & Sharon Reisenbigler - IL

“So sorry to hear Shirley passed away. Our sympathy to the Blumhoff family. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: John & Bonnie Bauscher

“So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: David Scott - Prophetstown

“We were so sorry to hear of the loss of Shirley. Our prayers are with you. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Lou Hiland Bend - Lyndon, IL

“Condolences and prayers to you all. Shirley was such a great lady. She will be missed. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Laura Hawk

“I'm so sorry for your loss - My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Sharon Kay Dirck - Dixon, IL


Shirley M. Blumhoff, age 87, of Lyndon died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, IA.

Shirley was born February 2, 1927 in Prophetstown the daughter of Lyell and Belva (Arnett) Fisk. She worked at General Electric in Morrison for many years. Shirley married James Blumhoff on January 21, 1948 in Morrison. He preceded her in death in July 26, 2003. She was a member of the late Lyndon United Methodist Church in Lyndon.

Survivors include four sons Larey (Linda) Blumhoff of Morrison, Rick (Tina Wagner) Blumhoff of Lyndon, Jim (Jan) Blumhoff of Bridgeport, OH, and Randy (Socorro) Blumhoff of San Antonio, TX, one sister Donna (John) Morse of Lyndon, one brother Don Fisk of Sterling, eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one son Marty.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 7, 2015 at McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown, 46 Grove Street. Memorial service will follow at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Reverend Cheri Stewart from the Prophetstown United Methodist Church officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Lyndon Historical Society.