Shirley   Pence

Obituary of Shirley M Pence

Shirley Maurine Pence, was born Aug 12, 1947 In Bellingham, Washington to Ernest and Maurine Curl.  She attended nursing school in Wenatchee where she met the love of her life, Tom Pence. After marrying they eventually moved onto the Pence family farm south of Lind.  Shirley passed away with all of her family at her side Monday evening March 5, 2018 at the young age of 70.   Shirley was a strong leader in the Connell Church of the Nazarene, always willing to help wherever needed.  She was a very social person, always able to strike up a friendly conversation with anyone.  She has touched many lives in her lifetime and will be remembered by her love.  


She is survived by her husband, Tom Pence, 4 daughters Barbara Pence of Hatton, WA, Nancy Curl (Scott) of Lynnwood, WA, Cathy Wheatcroft (Chris) of Mt. Vernon, WA, and Tami Davis (Philip) of New Bern, NC, as well as 6 grandchildren, Matthew and Kaylee (Hatton), Josh (Lynnwood), Damian and Maddox (Mt. Vernon) and A.J. (New Bern), and her brother Robert Curl of Nampa, ID.  


Visitation will be held at Danekas Funeral Home in Ritzville from 12 Noon to 7 PM Friday March 9, 2018. The funeral will be held at the Connell Nazarene Church on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10 am with the internment flowing at the Lind Cemetery. Condolences may be left at

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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, March 9, 2018
Danekas Funeral Home
207 E Main
Ritzville, Washington, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Connell Church Of The Nazarene
500 E Franklin St.
Connell, Washington, United States


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Lind Cemetery
489 N. Neilson
Lind, Washington, United States
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