Shirley I. Fugate

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Shirley I. Fugate, 84, of Evansville, WI, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in her son's home.

She was born August 17, 1934 in Mt. Moriah, MO, the daughter of Harvey and Mary (Allen) Herbst. Shirley was a 1952 graduate of Beloit Memorial High School. She married Richard M. Fugate on October 16, 1954 in First Baptist Church. He predeceased her on September 9, 2018.

Shirley was formerly employed by Carlyle Nursing Home. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Shirley enjoyed playing the slots, Honkey Tonkin' with her husband and family. She cherished her family more than anything and had a fantastic sense of humor who made others happy and laughing with her.

Survivors include her children, Jay (Laurie) Fugate of Albany, WI and Jan (Ben) Olson of Rockton, IL; grandchildren, Josh (Sarah) Fugate of Brooklyn, WI and Kollin Olson of Rockton, IL; great grandchildren, Carson, Riley, and Lily Fugate; and sister, Joann Saunders of Beloit, WI; many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; son, Jeffery "Gator" Fugate; sister and brother-in-law, Beverly (Rod) Nelson; brother-in-law, Jerry Saunders; niece, Julie Wilke and nephew, Joe Simmonds.

A visitation of remembrance for Shirley will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in the Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Rd., Beloit, WI.

Memorials in her name may be given to Beloit Regional Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com

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