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Shirley Mae Gomer

March 27, 2016

Obituary

Shirley Mae Gomer, 91, of Austin, died at her home on Sunday, March 27, 2016. Shirley was born in Austin on November 9, 1924 to Jim and Clarissa (Titus) Greenlee. She attended Austin High School. After her schooling, she worked for George A. Hormel Inc. for a few years then she moved to California to work at Coronado Island during WWII. On April 27, 1946, Shirley married Harold Gomer at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin. They started a family and Shirley became a homemaker. Shirley went back work for Hormel’s and then later worked for Woolworth’s for 10 years, and at Comforcare for a short period of time. Shirley was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church and the Austin American Legion Auxiliary; where she served as the President for many years. Shirley and Harold were avid dancers that took lessons and were fun to watch on the dance floor. Shirley and her family loved to travel. They consistently were able to take annual vacations; in which fond memories were formed. She loved gardening and plants and the occasional trip to Las Vegas with Harold. Shirley is survived by her husband Harold of Austin; children Pamela (David) Crawley of Orange, CA, Patricia (Mark) Swanson of Ocean Shores, WA, Mark (Lisa) Gomer of Hinton, OK, Cheryl (Larry) Reichl of Albert Lea; nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, a grandson and three siblings. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Fr. Dale Tupper officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm on Thursday, March 31 at Mayer Funeral Home and again an hour prior to the funeral, at the church, on Friday. There will be a Rosary at 5 pm on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home. The burial will follow the funeral mass at Grandview Cemetery. Online Condolences-www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Grandview Cemetery
US 218
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Thursday, March 31 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Friday, April 1 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Queen of Angels Catholic Church
1001 Oakland Avenue East
Austin MN 55912


Service

Friday, April 1 2016
11:00 AM

Queen of Angels Catholic Church
1001 Oakland Avenue East
Austin MN 55912

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