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Shirley Schurman

August 16, 2020


Shirley A Schurman, 82, of Baker City, OR, passed away peacefully, August 16, 2020 at Meadowbrook Place.  There will not be a service - Shirley said "Just Remember Me Kindly."

Shirley was born April 12, 1938, to Roy and Mildred Mellecker.  She grew up in Bothell, Washington.

Shirley married her first husband in 1954, they had met while attending church.   Then in 1987, she married Robert Schurman, they were together 29 years.

Shirley had a career at Boeing in Everett, Washington.  She loved Spring, working in her garden, crossword puzzles, and taking care of her cats.  She had many friends and neighbors she also enjoyed visiting.  She loved life and lived it; she especially enjoyed "Making Memories."  When asking Shirley about memorable dates or times in her life, she answered "1942 until now."  She will truly be missed and will live on in our hearts.

Shirley is survived by her daughter Chris Frizzell; son Rick (Jaimie) Burtis; sisters Linda Andrews, Nancy Oppegard; nieces, nephews, and grandchildren

She is preceded in death by her sons, Michael Burtis and Brian Burtis; parents Roy and Mildred Mellecker; brother John Mellecker; sister Mary Monson.

For those who would like to make a memorial donation in memory of Shirley may do so to either the American Heart Association or Best Friends (animal shelter & rescue) through Tami's Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834.  Online condolences may be shared at

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