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Published June 02, 2013, 12:00 AM

Shirley Ione (Larson) Sly

Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2013, at Golden Living Center, Moorhead, MN, at the age of 87. Shirley was born on December 5, 1925, in Dilworth, MN, where she remained a resident her entire life. Shirley graduated from Dilworth High School, worked at deLendrecies and Gate City Bank in Fargo, ND. Shirley married LeRoy J. Sly in 1949.

Shirley was preceded in death by son, Gerald Sly; granddaughter, Tiffany Sly; parents, Alma and Edward Larson; and 10 siblings. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, LeRoy Sly of Dilworth, MN; daughter, Lynda Young of Summit, NJ; son, James Sly of Sheridan, WY; daughter, Pauline Sly of Eden Prairie, MN; grandchildren, Tara Benedetti, Matthew Benedetti, Sabrina Sly, Tessa Sly Borucki, Chirstine Sly; great-grandson, Chase Conrad; and step-grandsons, Michael Borucki and Matthew Borucki.

Shirley Ione (Larson) Sly

Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2013, at Golden Living Center, Moorhead, MN, at the age of 87. Shirley was born on December 5, 1925, in Dilworth, MN, where she remained a resident her entire life. Shirley graduated from Dilworth High School, worked at deLendrecies and Gate City Bank in Fargo, ND. Shirley married LeRoy J. Sly in 1949.

Shirley was preceded in death by son, Gerald Sly; granddaughter, Tiffany Sly; parents, Alma and Edward Larson; and 10 siblings. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, LeRoy Sly of Dilworth, MN; daughter, Lynda Young of Summit, NJ; son, James Sly of Sheridan, WY; daughter, Pauline Sly of Eden Prairie, MN; grandchildren, Tara Benedetti, Matthew Benedetti, Sabrina Sly, Tessa Sly Borucki, Chirstine Sly; great-grandson, Chase Conrad; and step-grandsons, Michael Borucki and Matthew Borucki.

Shirley loved spending time with her family and friends. Shirley was the heart of our family and we are all blessed to have had her in our lives.

A visitation will be held on Friday, June 7, 2013, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., in Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN. The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., in Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead, MN.

Online guestbook and video tribute at www.wrightfuneral.com

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