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Shirley May Orweller

March 31, 1936 — November 13, 2022

Big Rapids

    Shirley May Orweller, age 86, of Big Rapids, MI, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2022, at Harmony Pines in Big Rapids, MI.

     A Graveside Service will be held at South Bingham Township Cemetery, St. Johns, MI, on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Tyler Barlage officiating.

     Shirley was born in St. Johns, Michigan on March 31, 1936 the daughter Joseph W. and Marian I. (Horn) Orweller.

     She is survived by her brother Robert Orweller and sister Charleen Bellingar.  Shirley is also survived by many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces.  She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Joseph (Jackie) Orweller; her sister Patricia Greenfield; brother-in-law Eugene Bellingar and sister-in-law Bonnie Orweller.

     Shirley's family would like to extend a special and heartfelt thank you to Eli, Marie and the staff of Harmony Pines for the kindness and loving care they gave to Shirley.

Memorials in Shirley's honor may be made to Harmony Pines AFC Home 15063 180th Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307. Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 20, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

South Bingham Township Cemetery

1500 W Taft Rd, Saint Johns, MI 48879

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