Shirley M. Boyle

  • Born: January 10, 1936
  • Died: September 10, 2017
  • Location: Hamlet, Indiana

Rannells Funeral Home

7984 N. State Road 23
Walkerton, IN 46574
Tel. (574) 586-2120

Tribute & Message From The Family

HAMLET-Shirley M. Boyle, 81, passed away Sunday, September, 10, 2017 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, IN.

Shirley was born January 10, 1936 in Knox, IN to Worthey and Ada (Utterback) VanAsdall and lived in the area all of her life. On April 11, 1958 in Knox, IN, she was married to Lon Boyle, her husband of 59 years, who survives. Also surviving are three sons, Doug (Lisa) Boyle of Knox, Mark (Teresa) Boyle of Plymouth and Steve Boyle of Hamlet; one daughter, Sandra (Ken) Lynch of Walkerton; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Ken VanAsdall of Knox.

She was preceded in death by her parents, six sisters and four brothers.

Shirley was a former employee of Hensler Nursery in Hamlet and worked as a telephone operator for United Telephone Company. She was a member of Holy Cross Church of Hamlet and the Altar Rosary Society where she was in charge of funeral dinners. Shirley loved to travel with her husband Lon and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may visit Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. both evenings at the funeral home. A Rosary Service will be held Tuesday evening at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m.

Condolence & Memory Journal

We will always remember Shirley and her kindness to our family. We will keep her in our prayers.

Posted by Betty Reynolds - Valparausi, IN - Friend   September 17, 2017

So very sorry to hear of Mrs Boyles' passing

Jack, Karl,Hal, Jim and Rex Taylor

Posted by Karl Taylor - Plymouth, IN - Friend   September 14, 2017

My fondest memories of Shirley were of the times I spent with both Shirley and Lon in their early married years. I spent a lot of time at their apartment when Doug was born. Their kindness and caring helped me dealing with the loss of my father. Rest in Peace Aunt Shirley.

Posted by Catherine Mulligan - Livermore, CA - Family   September 13, 2017

Shirley Boyle's are simply THE BEST! She will be missed! Praying you find peace in knowing you have the best guardian angel!

Posted by Veronica Petersen - Indianapolis, IN   September 13, 2017

Shirley was more than a good friend. She loved all children and taught them so many important lessons. We will miss her. John and Terry Hensler

Posted by Terry and John Hensler - Hamlet, IN - Family Friend   September 12, 2017

Condolences to her family. Remember her well. Long time Hamlet neighbors. Peace

Posted by Kimberly Berg Emmons - Walkerton, IN - Neighbor   September 12, 2017

Growing up, I always thought you had the patience of a saint. You will be greatly missed. May you have peace. Lisa

Posted by Lisa Overmyer - Argos, IN - Friend   September 11, 2017

You will be missed Aunt Shirley.

Posted by Michael Boyle - Plymouth, IN - Family   September 11, 2017