Shirley Shingledecker

December 12, 1937 - August 11, 2021
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Shirley Shingledecker age 83, of Lima passed away 7:49 p.m., Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at Cleveland Clinic. She was born December 12, 1937, in Fort Recovery to the late Leo and Emily Sawyer Naumburg. She married Harold William Brooks who passed in 1962. Later in life she married James Arthur Shingledecker who preceded her in death in 2015.

Shirley was a volunteer at the Civic Center. She was an avid Harley Davidson rider and a member of the Women of Harley. Shirley loved attending Indian Pow Wows. She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, and a member of their choir.

Additional survivors include children, Harold William (Katie) Brooks, Jr. of Goldsboro, NC, Becky (Terry) Retherford of Odessa, TX, Debbie (Joe) Veshinfsky of Catasauqua, PA, Brenda Brooks-White of Orange, TX, David (Susie) Brooks of Lancaster, CA, Steven J. Brooks from Bowling Green, KY, Bill (Marieka) Shingledecker and Barbra (Larry) McVicker both of Lima, OH, stepchildren, Jimmy, Lisa, Vicki, and Dorothy; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Private family gathering will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

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Born: December 12, 1937
Died: August 11, 2021

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Joe & Marilyn Garcia posted on 8/16/21

Our heartfelt condolences go out to all the family members of Shirley Shingledecker. We were members of the same church congregation St Matthew Lutheran Church, Cridersville & Shirley will certainly be missed. She was a great friend to many that knew her and would "talk your legoff" if you let her-(comment meant just to make us smile!) May she truly rest in peace, God bless her. Joe & Marilyn Garcia, Cridersville 8-15-21


Sharon Stonerock posted on 8/16/21

My prayers and sympathy to Shirley's family and friends. May you be comforted by the hope we have because of our Savior. May the words of comfort by family, friends, and neighbors be heard as expressing care for each of you.


Jim McDonald posted on 8/15/21

So SORRY for you and your families LOSS of a FANTASTIC LADY. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. I’m glad she let me call her Mom for the past 42 years. I loved her as much as I did my own Mom. I’m glad she was My Other Mom. RIH Shirley Shingledecker! We LOVE YOU.


Brigitta Hatcher posted on 8/14/21

Shirley was a great woman who could strike up a conversation with anyone! I last saw her on the 4th of July and she was a picture of health so this all is a shock! My condolences go out to the family especially Barb. Rest easy Shirley