Shirley's Story

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Shirley "Shirl" Mae Lewis, 79, of Traverse City, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at Munson Hospice House.
Shirl was born on Nov. 8, 1937 in Traverse City to the late Russell and Violet (Sutter) Hughes.
Shirl was always a hard worker. Building a security business from the ground up and then moving into apartment rentals as an owner/manager. Shirl had great talent in turning any property into a work of art through her love of landscape and interior decorating.
Annie and Shelly were Shirl's two beloved cats that gave her great comfort during her final years.
Surviving Shirl are her sons, Devin Lewis, Tadd (Jill) Lewis; grandsons, Dylan, Storm, Alex; granddaughter, Alexi; sister, Paulina (Emery) Savage; sister-in-law, Hartha Hughes.
Shirl is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leonard Hughes; granddaughter, Tara Lewis.
A funeral service and luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral home with a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Kindly share thoughts and memories with Shirl's family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
Published on August 8, 2017
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