October 19, 1928 -- February 4, 2018
Funeral services for Shirley Ann Monson89, of Frost, were held February 8, 2018, at United Lutheran Church in Frost with the Rev. Arne Halbakken officiating. Burial was at United Lutheran Cemetery, Frost. Shirley died February 4, 2018, at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth.
Shirley was born October 19, 1928 in rural Frost to Gerhard and Josephine (Amundson) Sandness. She was baptized and confirmed at Emerald Lutheran Church, Frost. She graduated from Frost High School in 1946. She married Merrill Monson March 12, 1948. They lived in Rake and Frost until moving to Elmore in 1950. They moved to Blue Earth in 1967. She worked at a department store in Blue Earth for 21 1/2 years.
Shirley is survived by nieces: Sharon (Butch) Erichsrud, Virginia Johnson, Betty Trytten of Blue Earth and Carol (Mark) Winter of Rake, Janet and Julie Monson of St. James and nephew Robert Johnson of Northfield; great and great-great nieces and nephews, brother-in-law Virgil (Sonja) Monson.
She was preceded in death by her husband and infant daughter, her parents and brother Ervin Sandness, sisters Evelyn Aarvick and Gladys (Stanley) Johnson, mother and father-in-law Mons and Alvina Monson, grandparents Andrew and Sethona Sandness, and Evin and Anna Amundson.

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