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Shirley Fay Kline

Shirley Fay Kline passed away peacefully at her Carbondale, Colorado, home on April 8, 2014, following a short but courageous battle with brain cancer. She was 67 years old.

Shirley was born to Paul W. Fischer and Mary Emma (Morgan) Fischer in San Francisco, California, on July 31, 1946. The family moved to southern California where she graduated from Gardena High School in 1964. Shirley married Joe Francis Kline on Jan. 30, 1965, in Gardena, California. Their marriage was sealed in the Los Angeles LDS Temple in 1971. Joe and Shirley decided to make Carbondale, Colorado, their home in 1970. Shirley was a devoted mother having raised five children; Michael, Daniel, Todd, Robin and Dean.

Shirley worked at City Market in Glenwood Springs, and Carbondale, Colorado, as a checker and bookkeeper for 25 years before retiring in 2004. Shirley was very talented at sewing, quilting, knitting and crocheting. She enjoyed teaching her talents to many family and friends. Shirley was a devoted member of her church and enjoyed fulfilling her many church callings.

Shirley is preceded in death by her father Paul. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Joe, her mother Mary Fischer, her five children; Michael (Tina) of Gypsum, CO, Daniel (Heidi) of Soda Springs, ID, Todd (Ananyanee) of Champaign, IL, Robin (Carl) Anderson of Pleasant Grove, UT, and Dean (Cindy) of New Castle, CO. Her 13 grandchildren; Eric, Jessica (Adam), Frye, Aaron, Cheryl and Nathan of Gypsum, CO; Brianne (Deryck) Deno, Olivia, Caleb and Emily of Soda Springs, ID; Anannalea of Champaign, IL; Rebecca (Ethan) Sorenson and Brittany Anderson of Pleasant Grove, UT.

Viewing will be held Monday, April 14, 2014, at 9 a.m. with services following at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Graveside service will follow in Carbondale, Colorado.


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