Shirley Ann Houser
Dec 31, 1936 - Sep 7, 2012
Shirley Ann Houser passed away peacefully on September 7, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was a loving mother, grandma and friend to many. She cherished her family and adored her three grandchildren, Aaron, Lindsey & Jillian. Shirley was known for her larger-than-life personality, her generosity and her willingness to always help a friend in need. Her husband of 53 years, Buren and her brother Virgil preceded her in death. She will be missed by her sons, Ray (Liz), Kevin (Leann) and Randy; her niece Michelle Luker, nephew Craig Luker and sister-in-law Violet Morris.
Shirley retired from the California Youth Authority, where she worked for over 30 years. She continued to serve her fellow retiree’s as a delegate to CSEA’s California State Retirees; working tirelessly to protect the rights of retired civil service employees. She was also active in the Widowed Persons Association, where she provided friendship and a warm heart to those who were experiencing the loss of their spouse.
Shirley loved to take her granddaughters, Lindsey and Jill to Sacramento’s Music Circus, where she would get to show them off to her large circle of friends. She was also active in two Bunco groups, who enjoyed her famous Mountain Top muffins and Danish Puff.
Services will be held Saturday, September 29th at 1:30 p.m. at East Lawn Elk Grove located at 9189 East Stockton Blvd. Elk Grove, CA 916-732-2031.
Donations in her name may be made to California Musical Theatre- Music Circus 1510 J Steet Sacramento, CA 95814 Suite# 200