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 Ellsworth M “Al” Shirley

Ellsworth M “Al” Shirley

Birth
Christine, Richland County, North Dakota, USA
Death 30 Nov 2007 (aged 93)
Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Plot Southpark Section Q
Memorial ID 100114798 · View Source
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Ellsworth M. Shirley died Friday, November 30, 2007.

He was born October 6, 1914 in Christine, ND to Edward and Gena (Becker) Shirley. Al attended Central High School in Fargo, ND.

In 1942, he was drafted into the Army Air Corps and served as a B-29 Radar Operator in India and China.

On February 14, 1948, Al married Helen Jane Rodenkirch in Moorhead, MN. Al worked in sales for Standard Brands, Inc. until he retired in 1974. He was employed at NDSU until he retired again in 1993.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gerald.

Ellsworth is survived by his wife, Helen; his daughter, Julie (Dr. James) Frisk, Fargo; his sons, Reverend Craig (Carol) Shirley, Shoreview, MN and Dr. E. Kent Shirley (Virginia Carter), Fargo; sister, Marjorie (Robert) McMains, Belleview, WA; brother, Dennis Shirley, Tacoma, WA; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorials are preferred to First Lutheran Church Foundation or Meritcare Palliative Care.


Inscription

CPL US Army Air Forces
World War II


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  • Created by: Truman Bratteli
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100114798
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ellsworth M “Al” Shirley (6 Oct 1914–30 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100114798, citing Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Truman Bratteli (contributor 47361312) .