Shirley taught school the first year after her high school graduation and then married, which started her career of homemaker, wife and then mother.
She enjoyed reading, playing games, and in her younger years, she enjoyed crafts and bowling. She mostly enjoyed spending time with her family.
Shirley is survived by 6 children: Sharon (Daniel) Seibel, Robert Baune, Sandra (Michael) Greenwald, Byron (Richard Montgomery) Baune, James (Jan) Baune and Joyce (James) Carlson; 12 grandchildren: Laura (Jason) Lueder, Derick (Cassie) Seibel, Derin (Louise) Seibel, Kelley (Jarrod Larson) Baune, Cheryl (Jeremey) Schiele, Patricia (David) Glennon, Sheena (Adam) Buckhouse, Jenna (Jacob) Reese, Seth (Angela) Baune, Jason (Carolyn) Carlson, Justin (Kristen) Carlson and John (Krystal) Carlson; 20 great grandchildren: Dannielle, Davin, Owin, Landin, Jayden, Hannah, Rachel, Caleb, Lauren, Claire, Jack, Halle, Eleanor, Joseph, Judson, Jett, Lake, Beau, Mackenzie and Calvin; sister: Ann (Vernon) Seter and sisters-in-law: Emma Stroehl and Darlyne Froseth; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband Norman, grandson Keith Robert Baune in 2002, sisters Ila Backman and Herdis Vikan and brothers Orthon, Ted, Al, James and Kent Froseth.