Shirley Yvonne RishShirley Y. Rish, 89, Esko, passed away peacefully Monday Aug. 5, 2013.
Shirley Y. Rish, 89, Esko, passed away peacefully Monday Aug. 5, 2013.
She was born Nov. 24, 1923 to Erick and Mary Polo of Esko and had been a lifelong resident of Esko.
Shirley was the youngest of the Polo Siblings and last surviving member of the Polo family. Shirley graduated from Esko High School in 1941 and married Walter "Earl" Rish in 1958. She participated in the Suomalainen Club "Finnish Choir" and loved to cook the family recipes.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Walter in 2009.
She is survived by her son Eric (Kris); grandchildren Emily and Eric and many special nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 11 a.m. Thursday Aug. 8, 2013 until the 12 Noon Funeral Service in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Refreshments will follow in the fellowship room. Interment will be at Apostolic Lutheran Cemetery in Esko. To leave a condolence, see the online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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