Shirley K. Hendy

Shirley K. Hendy, of Lansing, Michigan, passed away at age 79, surrounded by family, on September 8, 2022.  Shirley was born on March 27, 1943, in Alma, Michigan, to Maxwell and Georgia Sholty.

The most defining aspects of Shirley’s life were her travels, her love of “card club,” her dedication to her work, and most importantly her family.  Between her traveling and camping in northern Michigan, Shirley worked 47 dedicated years at Linn and Owen Jewelers.  She loved any type of adventure and never turned down an opportunity to go someplace new.  She will be deeply missed by all the lives she touched.

She is survived by her children, Sherry (John) Edwards, Jeff (Adela) Hendy, Daniel (Olivia) Hendy, Greggory (Elizabeth) Hendy, and Todd (Erika) Hendy; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Beverly Granger and Gwen Thompson; many nieces, nephews, and other family members.  She joins in death her parents; her husband, Daniel Hendy; her grandson, Kenneth; and her two brothers, Gary and Max Sholty.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Estes-Leadley-Greater Lansing Chapel.  Her family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Ele’s Place.

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Jacqueline Rogers
September 9, 2022 at 10:06 pm

Giving my love and compassion

Patricia Higgins
September 10, 2022 at 12:56 pm

Dan and Olivia. We want to tell how sorry we are about the loss of your mother. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Marcus and Michael Lott
September 10, 2022 at 2:25 pm

So sorry for the loss of Shirley. Our condolence to the Sholty Family.

Midge Clements
September 10, 2022 at 10:36 pm

I am very grateful for Shirley’s friendship for the last 52 years. We had so many fun times. I’ll miss her very much. I’m sending prayers to the family and all of the friends she made along the way.

Michelle E
September 11, 2022 at 12:53 pm

She loved her Euchre Family so much!

Vicky.01 Betzer
September 12, 2022 at 9:03 am

So sorry for your loss

Virginia Dionise DeLuca
September 12, 2022 at 4:41 pm

I always enjoyed visiting with Shirley when I went to Linn and Owens. We always had a lot to talk about. She was always so kind. She surely will be missed by many.
My prayers to the family.

Karen Phelps
September 13, 2022 at 4:54 pm

Todd, Erika, and girls,

So incredibly sorry for your loss. I hope all the precious memories you made over the years helps to provide comfort during this time of loss. Hugs and prayers to you all.

Trish Simon
September 13, 2022 at 11:45 pm

Please know I’m praying for all of your family. Take comfort in happy memories and a life well-lived. Wishing you peace and comfort.

Richard/Debbi and Lance Ruggiero
September 14, 2022 at 3:38 pm

Your Family will be inner prayers. As the days go by may you be comfort by wonderful memories and loving thoughts.


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