SAMUELSEN. Shirley Joan (nee Simpson)

Shirley passed away Oct. 13/11 at the age of 78 yrs. She was born Aug. 11/33 in Bralorne, BC and spent her early years in White Rock BC. Shirley graduated from the Vancouver General Hospital School of Nursing in 1955 and spent most of her nursing career at the Kaiser Hospital in Oakland, California. Her husband John Samuelsen predeceased her in 2006. Shirley is survived by her sister Beverly Starr (Bob) – Nieces Marilyn Garcia (Dave), Anne Starr/Rehwald (Brian) and Nephews Rob Starr and Donald Starr (Cathy). We all have many happy memories of happier days. Special thanks to Dr.Crawford and all the wonderful caring people at Agesong Lakeside Park, Oakland. There will not be a funeral by request. There will be a celebration of Shirley’s life at a later date.

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