Lake City – Shirley Ann (Ewoldt) Redenius was born March 22, 1935 in Carroll County, Iowa to Herbert and Lorraine (Martens) Ewoldt. She passed away July 7, 2017 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City. Funeral services were held on Monday, July 10, 2017 at the Lake City Union Church with burial in the Lake City Cemetery.
On June 13th, 1953 Shirley was united in marriage to Gerald Redenius at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lytton, Iowa. They lived their entire married life in Lake City, Iowa. They were blessed with three children; Gary, Angela and Sara.
During her working years, Shirley worked as an insurance clerk, a bank teller and served 20 years as Calhoun County Clerk of Court. After retirement she worked for Lampe Funeral Home, Shady Oaks Care Center and Calhoun County Mutual Insurance Ass’n. She was an active member of the Lake City Union Church. Her faith, family and friends were her passion.
Shirley is survived by her children: son Gary and wife Luanne of Lake City; daughter Sara of Fort Dodge; grandchildren, Nancy (Chris) Bruscher and children David and Rachel of Parker, CO; Lori (Chance) Wells and children Jackson, Claire and Caleb of Fonda; Jeff (Jenny) Redenius of Lake City and Mica Jo (Trevor) Redenius-Hickey of Fort Dodge; and brother David and friend Randy Smith of Sioux City. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters, Virginia and Janice and an infant daughter, Angela.