Niobrara County Library - Shirley Lee (Shields) Margheim (October 15, 1935 - July 15, 2015)

Shirley Lee (Shields) Margheim (October 15, 1935 - July 15, 2015)
March 1, 2016

Shirley Lee Margheim was born October 15, 1935 in Torrington, WY. She died July 15, 2015 at Wakonda Heritage Manor in Wakonda, SD.

Shirley was born to Art and Eileen Shields and grew up as the beloved only child on her parents' farm near Torrington. She completed all of her schooling in the Huntley, Wyoming school district, graduating as valedictorian in 1953.

Shirley was united in marriage with Marvin Margheim on August 2, 1953. To this marriage were born three children, David, Al, and Candace. She was a devoted wife for 62 years and a loving and generous mother.

Marvin and Shirley lived in many towns throughout Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, and South Dakota, retiring in Lusk, Wyoming and later moving to Hemet, California, where they lived for 12 years. In 2012 they returned to South Dakota to be nearer their children.

Shirley made many good and long-lasting friendships in each town she and Marvin lived. She enjoyed many hobbies, especially needlework and reading, and was an avid bridge player.

In addition to her husband Marvin, Shirley is survived by her sons, David Margheim, and Al (Ellen) Margheim, and her daughter, Candy (Ken) Young. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Ryan Margheim, Kyle Margheim, Ty Margheim, Sarah Neilson, Tim Margheim, Eric Young, and Brian Young, as well as eight great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

[Courtesy: Kober Funeral Home]

Related Obituaries:

Arthur H. Shields (September 29, 1909 - April 30, 1993)

Eileen Shields (August 15, 1919 - November 1, 2001)

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