June 22, 1917- Aug. 11, 2008
Shirley Redford of Waukesha died peacefully Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at age 91. Shirley was born June 22, 1917, the oldest daughter of Hugo and Martha Siewert in the town of Lisbon, Waukesha County.
She graduated from Waukesha High School in 1935. Shirley worked for the city of Waukesha for 46 years, retiring in 1983. She married Roy S. Redford on May 5, 1942, in Mississippi. Together, they lived in New England for a short time before moving back to Waukesha, where they built a home on Glenn Drive. Roy passed away Oct. 21, 2007. Shortly after Royﾕs death, Shirley moved to LindenGrove in Waukesha. Roy and Shirley were both longtime golf enthusiasts and belonged to Oconomowoc Country Club for many years, where she once won the womenﾕs golf championship. Shirley played an exhibition match that year with Patty Berg, a national womenﾕs championship golfer.
Shirley is survived by her sister, Elly Parry; brother-in-law, Roland Harvey; and nieces and nephews, James (Kathy) Harvey of Lexington, Ky., Tommy (Paulette) Harvey of Bossier City, La., Susan Cornette of Fortworth, Texas, Patti Harvey of Bossier City, Maria (Tommy) Starkey of Lexington, Laura (Mike) Bratcher of Hooks, Texas, Jeanne (Tim) Stien of Rockton, Ill., Jill (Michael) Woodford of Hartland, Jim (Karla) Parry of Hartland and Brent (Penny) Redford of Waukesha.
In addition to her husband, Roy, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Olive Harvey and Sonya Siewert, and a nephew, Thomas Redford.
Graveside services will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 16, at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha. Refreshments and fellowship will follow from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Salvation Army, 445 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188; the Womenﾕs Center, 505 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186; or to the charity of donorﾕs choice.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for a complete obituary or to leave an online tribute.