SHIRLEY MAE (KASPARI) LOFALDShirley Mae (Kaspari) Lofald, 77, lifelong resident of Hermantown died peacefully at home Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2013.
Shirley Mae (Kaspari) Lofald, 77, lifelong resident of Hermantown died peacefully at home Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2013, after a courageous battle against cancer.
She was born Dec. 22, 1935 in Duluth to Edward and Clara Kaspari.
Shirley married Raymond Lofald on May 22, 1954. Their years together were filled with love and laughter.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, David.
She leaves behind her loving husband of 59 years, Raymond; a son, Dan (Susan) of St. Augustine, Fla., and daughter, Sharon (Jon) Anderson of Duluth; four grandchildren, Steven (Nicole) Lofald, Kenny (Emily) Lofald, Heather (Jeremiah) Perkins and Travis Anderson; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ed (Marlys) and Jim; two sisters, Diane (Dave) Michalski and Mary (Allen) Giernett; her uncle, Cam (Pearl) Kaspari; special friends, Nelson Wood Shims, her Sam's Club family and the staff of Essentia Health, Hermantown Clinic.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. memorial service Monday, Dec. 16, in Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave., 624-5200.
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