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Ernest William Shirley

April 7, 1938 August 24, 2016
Ernest William Shirley
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Obituary for Ernest William Shirley
Ernest William Shirley, age 78 of Council Bluffs, passed away August 24, 2016 at Bethany Lutheran Home. He was born April 7, 1938 in Hamburg, IA to Ross C. and Louise (Asperdon) Shirley, who preceded him in death.
In addition to his parents, Ernest is also preceded in death by his brothers Fred R. and Glenn H. Shirley.
He is survived by his wife Viola Ratliff; her daughter Sue Levell and husband Marvin; granddaughters Brittany and Sierra McCormick; grandson Kadin Hansen; great-grandchildren Bobby and Shayla Schlotfeld; other family and friends.
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Maher Funeral Home

121 S 7th St,
Council Bluffs,, IA 51501

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121 S 7th St, Council Bluffs, 51501 IA
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