Saturday, October 12th, 2013
Irene Shinabery, 88, formerly of St. Marys, died at 5:25 a.m. Oct. 11, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born April 15, 1925, in Mercer County to Andrew and Velma Douglas Linn. On April 29, 1944, she married Richard "Mope" Shinabery, who died Oct. 28, 1997.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra (Terry) Lewis, Indianapolis, Ind., and Sue (Marvin) Buschur, Coldwater; three sons, Larry (Mona) Shinabery, Celina, Steven (Chris Caudill) Shinabery, St. Marys, and Bruce (Chris) Shinabery, Minster; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a sister, Juanita (James) Wenning, Coldwater; and a brother, Leon (Mary Ellen) Linn, St. Marys.
Deceased are a son, Jerry Shinabery; a granddaughter, Christina Lewis; and a brother, Ernie Linn.
She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Lutheran Church, St. Marys. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her main focus in life was the well-being of her family.
Rites are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, West Chapel, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grand Lake Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.