Shirley Ryan passed away at home on April 27th at the age of 91.
She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Lydia and Gustav Huth and was a younger sister to her brother Don. Shirley was the rock of our family, a hard working woman who left her last part time job at age 75. She was a bookkeeper for many small companies throughout Spokane.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John, as well as her brother Don. She is survived by her 4 children, Michael Ryan, Susan Murphy, Mark Ryan (Carol) and Beth Schomburg. She was a loving and warm grandma to her 6 grandchildren, Kevin (Kayla), Brian (Kera), Erin (Kurt), Megan (Mike), Kristen and Neil (Michelle). She also took great pride in her 11 great-grandchildren.
Her family was very important to her and with this in mind, we suggest a donation to the American Cancer Society and/or becoming an organ donor.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 5th at Hennessey Funeral home. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery following the service.
Condolences and memories may be posted at www.hennesseyfuneralhomes.com.
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