Shirley Ann Summers obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Shirley Ann Summers

January 11, 1936 - October 10, 2016

Obituary


nee Leighton
Age 80
Of Stillwater
Formerly St. Paul

Died Monday, October 10, 2016. She was born January 11, 1936 in Rose Township, MN. Shirley was a 1955 graduate of Mechanic Arts, St. Paul. She cofounded St. Paul Legal Employees Educational Association and volunteered for many years at St. Mary's Catholic Church and American Legion Post 533. Shirley was also a member of Grove-Canada Street Group. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Summers; first husband, Verdie Niskanen; parents, Ann and Phillip; brother, Phillip; grandmother, Minnie Fastner; and uncles, Lawrence and Richard...

nee Leighton
Age 80
Of Stillwater
Formerly St. Paul

Died Monday, October 10, 2016. She was born January 11, 1936 in Rose Township, MN. Shirley was a 1955 graduate of Mechanic Arts, St. Paul. She cofounded St. Paul Legal Employees Educational Association and volunteered for many years at St. Mary's Catholic Church and American Legion Post 533. Shirley was also a member of Grove-Canada Street Group. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Summers; first husband, Verdie Niskanen; parents, Ann and Phillip; brother, Phillip; grandmother, Minnie Fastner; and uncles, Lawrence and Richard Fastner. Shirley is survived by her sons, Verdie (Terri) Niskanen of Dayton, MN and Craig (Theresa) Niskanen of Hudson, WI; stepson, Verne (Judy) Goodwin; five grandchildren; four great-grandsons; beloved cat, Lily; uncles, Frank (Thelma) Fastner and Ed (Irene) Fastner; aunts, Rose (Alex) Brietkrietz and Mary Koehler; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Memorial Service Monday, October 17 at 11:00 AM at Wulff Funeral Home, 1485 White Bear Ave., St. Paul. Visitation one hour prior. Inurnment at Union Cemetery, Maplewood.