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Shirley Aiken Ramsdell

August 17, 1922 April 4, 2019
Shirley Aiken Ramsdell
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Obituary for Shirley Aiken Ramsdell

Shirley Aiken Ramsdell, age 96, a long time resident of Naperville, IL passed away on April 4, 2019 in Oswego, IL.

She was born on August 17, 1922 in Wheatland Township, IL to the late Lena and Herman Mueller.

Shirley is survived by her loving son Kim (Michele) Aiken of Yorkville, IL; treasured grandchildren Andrea Chacon, Tom (Lisa) Aiken, and Amber Lakomecki; cherished great-grandchildren Eddie, Ethan, and Landon Chacon, Connor, Lauren, and Sean Aiken, and Austin and Jordan Lakomecki; dozens of nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews whom she adored and kept in touch with throughout the years.

She is the beloved wife of the late Lawrence Aiken and the late Lester Ramsdell.

She is preceded in death by her son Rodney Aiken; her siblings Clarence, Merwyn, Henrietta, Irene, Leona, Robert, Elizabeth, Caroline, Carl, Arnold, Lois, and Laverne.

Shirley graduated from Spalding Grade School in Wheatland Township class of 1936 and attended Naperville High School. She worked for General Carbon Company and then she retired from Amurol Gum Factory after four years of service.

Shirley was a member of Zion Lutheran Church before joining and becoming a longtime member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville and was active in their 55 Plus Group.

She enjoyed volunteering her time to a Sister Heart Group, which is an affiliate of the Moose. Shirley always looked forward to attending family reunions each year.

She will fondly be remembered for her knitting, crocheting, and pinochle, but most of all, for the love she had for her family. She will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 9 6:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 44 S. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60540.

Additional Visitation will take place on Wednesday, April 10 from 10:00 AM until the time of the Funeral Service 11:00 AM at Bethany Lutheran Church 1550 Modaff Rd. Naperville, IL 60565.

Interment will follow at Naperville Cemetery, IL.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Shirley’s memory, donations to the American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate at 208 S. LaSalle St. Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60604 or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 954 W. Washington Blvd. Suite 305, Chicago, IL 60607 would be appreciated.

For more information, please call (630)355-0213.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

9

Apr

6:00 PM 4/9/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

10

Apr

10:00 AM 4/10/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Rd
Naperville, IL 60565

Bethany Lutheran Church
1550 Modaff Rd Naperville 60565 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

10

Apr

11:00 AM 4/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Rd
Naperville, IL 60565

Bethany Lutheran Church
1550 Modaff Rd Naperville 60565 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Naperville Cemetery Final Resting Place

705 S. Washington St.
Naperville, Illinois 60540

705 S. Washington St. Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

208 South LaSalle Street
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60604

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

954 W. Washington Blvd. #305
Chicago, IL 60607
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