Shirley A. Wilkening, 87, of Northglenn, Colo., passed April 15, 2014. She was born in Nevada, Iowa on February 1, 1927 and married Robert Wilkening on April 17, 1949. Shirley was a 1945 graduate of Nevada High School.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Robert; sons, Mark (Tami), of Santa Maria, CA, and Craig (Paula), of Thornton; grandchildren, Carey and Lisa.

A Funeral Service was held April 22 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Thornton. Memorials may be made in Shirley’s honor to: The American Diabetes Association 2460 West 26th Avenue, Suite 500 C Denver, Colorado 80211. See more at: