Shirley J. Hager, 81, of Norwalk, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, in Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born June 27, 1926, in Conneaut, Ohio, to the now deceased Roy N. and Margaret Ann (Heimer) Smith. She attended St. Mary schools in Conneaut and came to this area 20 years ago. She attended St. Paul Catholic Church. She was a life member of the VFW Post 2743 Auxiliary and Eagles Aerie 711 Auxiliary. She enjoyed Wednesday night Norwalk Booster bingo and collecting elephants and angels. She loved spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by her son, Michael W. (Sharen) Hager of Corona, Calif.; daughters, Joan M. (Jeff) DuFore of Port Clinton and Clarice Jean (Dale) Foster of Norwalk; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Hager in 1987; brother, Lawrence Smith; and sisters, Kathryn Allds and Marian Zehner.
Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Sunday in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St. Norwalk. Father David Cirata will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be sent to edwalkerfuneralhome.com.