Shirley M. Boyle

  • BORN: January 10, 1936
  • DIED: September 10, 2017
  • LOCATION: Hamlet, Indiana

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.


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

Posted by: Betty Reynolds - Valparausi, IN

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