Shirley Duryea, 77

Shirley Duryea, 77, of Otsego passed away on Sept. 6, 2017, at Bronson Hospital. Shirley was born on Sept. 18, 1939, to Earl and Addie (Weston) Robinson.

Visit with her family and friends and view her life story film on Monday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Life Story Funeral Home, Plainwell; 120 S. Woodhams St. (260) 685-5881. 

A funeral service will be Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. at Allegan United Methodist Church, 409 Trowbridge St, Allegan, MI 49010.

Shirley’s family includes her husband of 30 years, Doug; her children, Debbie (Tom) Benzie, Raymond Duryea, Lyn (Charlie) Shumaker, Sarah (Eddie) Burgen and Vickey (Kevin) Christopher; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; her brother Frank Robinson; as well as several nieces and nephews and her dog Mitsy.

She was preceded in death by her parents and Doug’s parents Vivian and Ralph Duryea; her siblings, Lewis, Claire, Betty and Phil; and children, Jerri and Benjamin. 

Please visit Shirley’s memory page at to read her life story, archive a memory or photo and sign her memory book online.

Memorial donations can be made to Allegan United Methodist Church or Allegan County Medical Care Community.


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