Shirley Purkapile, age 69, of Lester Prairie, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Lester Prairie, Minnesota.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, with interment at a later date.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 30, 2017, from 10:00-11:00 A.M., one hour prior the service at the chapel.
Shirley Louise (Daisy) Purkapile was born on August 22, 1947, in Lake City, Iowa. She was the daughter of Clifford and Margaret (Cafferty) Daisy. Shirley received her education in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
On March 10, 1966, Shirley was united in marriage to Clarence Purkapile Sr. in Iowa. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Tina, Clarence Jr., Shirley and Scott. Recently Shirley made her home in Lester Prairie. Shirley and Clarence shared over 42 years of marriage until Clarence passed away on December 22, 2008.
In addition to being a loving wife, mother and homemaker, Shirley was a daycare provider and general laborer. She enjoyed crocheting, estate sales, antiquing and baking. Shirley treasured the time spent with her family and friends.
Shirley passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, at the age of 69 years, 9 months and 2 days.
Blessed be her memory.
Shirley is survived by her:
Children, Tina Feltmann and her husband, Rick, of Lester Prairie, MN,
Clarence Purkapile Jr. and his wife, Ruth, of Northeast Minneapolis, MN,
Shirley Saxberg and her husband, Harold Simms, of Minneapolis, MN,
Scott Purkapile of Blaine, MN;
Grandchildren, Mallory Townsend and her significant other, Andre`, of Brooklyn Center, MN,
Allen Townsend II and his wife, Misty, of Howard Lake, MN,
Dominic Saxberg and his finance, Jessica Sink, of Anoka, MN,
Elise Purkapile and her significant other, Nick, of Northeast Minneapolis, MN;
Great Grandchildren, 8 with 1 on the way;
Brother, Bill Daisy of Casper WY;
Sister, Sue Marsh of Coalville, IA;
Nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Shirley is preceded in death by her Parents, Clifford Daisy and Margaret Freund; Husband, Clarence Purkapile Sr.; Sisters, Vicki and Mary; Brother, Virgil.
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