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Shirley Hoover

Shirley L. Hoover, 49, Howe, died Sunday, August 18, 2013 at her residence. 

    She was born April 18, 1964, in LaGrange, to Ora F. Sr. and Dora L. (Waters) Grate. 

    She was a graduate of Prairie Heights High School and attended Ivy Tech College.  She previously worked as a bookkeeper and office manager.  She was a former member of the Jaycees in Mishawaka. 

    Surviving are one sister and brother-in-law, Viola Lee and James Davidson, Wabash, Ind.; her life mate, Tim Coburn, Howe; her  grandmother, Mary Reade; two sisters-in-law, Lynn Schlabach Grate, South Bend, Ind., and Maggie Hoyt; and  several nieces and nephews. 

    She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Mary Ellen Thalheimer, two brothers, William Grate and Ora Grate Jr., and her grandfather, Kenneth Reade.

    Funeral service was held Thursday, August 22, at Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange with Pastor Russell Hepler officiating. 

    Online condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneral home.com

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange was in charge of arrangements.