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Shirley Ann Thorsen

Published On: Mar 08 2014 11:19:48 PM CST

Shirley Ann Thorsen, age 67, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Agrace HospiceCare. She was born on October 18, 1946 in Bemidji Minnesota, the daughter of Wayne and Viola Derby.

Shirley was a longtime hairdresser in Stoughton and she touched many people's lives. She enjoyed going to Vegas with her husband Leo and spending time with her sons at Camp Randall Stadium. Shirley loved to watch the Packers, Badgers, NASCAR, and spending time with her grandkids.

Shirley is survived by her husband Leo, her mother Vi, five sons Michael (Susie) of De Pere, Christopher (April) of Oregon, Aaron, Jasen, Dorian and her daughter Becky (Craig) of Stoughton. She is also survived by her six grandchildren Austen, Kaley, Laken, Jacob, Gage, and Jacob; three sisters Sharon (Neil) Lewis, Bonnie (Garen) Emrick, and Donna (Tom) Phillips.

She was preceded in death by her father Wayne.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday March 14, 2014 at Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton. Friends may greet the family on Thursday March 13, 2014 at Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services on Friday.

Immediately following the service, friends and family will gather for a luncheon at the American Legion Post 59 on 803 N Page St. Stoughton. Interment services will be held after the luncheon at Roselawn Cemetery in Monona.

The family would like to thank the staff at 5 and 7 South of St. Mary's Hospital. Memorials may be made out to Agrace HospiceCare or a charity of your choice.


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