Goshen News, Goshen, IN

October 14, 2011

Shirley L. Perry

Feb. 4, 1929-Oct. 13, 2011


Shirley L. Perry, 82, died Thursday at 8:45 a.m. at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born Feb. 4, 1929, in Foraker, Elkhart County, to Warren and Emma (Hoffer) Blosser and graduated from New Paris High School.

She was a homemaker and a member of Baugo Church of the Brethren.

She married Lowell Perry Hahn Aug. 28, 1948. He died Sept. 16, 1993.

She married Kenneth Perry Jan. 23, 1997. He survives.

Other survivors include her daughters, Sue (Scott) Buss, Wakarusa, Nancy (Darrell) Boettger, Lake Wales, Fla., and Cathy (David) Fox, Wakarusa; sons, Michael (Brenda) Hahn and Dennis (Margaret) Hahn, both of Goshen; stepdaughters, Gayle Perry, Mishawaka, and Kim Perry, Wakarusa; stepsons, Tom (Gina) Perry, Chicago, Ill., and Jim (Deb) Perry, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lowell Hahn; sister, Violet Herr; and three brothers, Robert, Arlo and Earl Blosser.

Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, and one hour prior to the 2 p.m. funeral service Monday at Baugo Church of the Brethren. The Rev. David Stackhouse of the church will officiate.

Burial will be in Olive West Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Cancer Services of Elkhart County.

Online condolences for the family may be shared at www.rrefh.com.