Shirley R. Egelhoff

June 7, 2022

Shirley R. Egelhoff, 85, a long time Geetingsville area resident, died June 7, 2022 at 10:50 p.m. at Wesley Manor Retirement Community.  She was born on April 2, 1937 in Clinton County to Frank Ross and Mary Jane (Stern) Galvin.  She married Morris E. Egelhoff on September 15, 1957 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on July 25, 2021.

Shirley was a 1956 graduate of Colfax High School.  She was a homemaker and had worked in the telephone office inside the Manson Store then for Indiana Bell in Lebanon.  After 11 years of service at Peter Paul in Frankfort, she became the accountant for Egelhoff Auto Salvage in Geetingsville.  She had attended Manson Congregational Christian Church and also Geetingsville Presbyterian.  She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.  Shirley was an artist and enjoyed ceramics, dolls, and stained glass.

Visitation and Services

Family services were held. Burial was in Geetingsville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Indiana School for the Blind & Visually Impaired, 7725 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Survived by:

Son: Ross (Tanja) Egelhoff of Cutler, Daughter: Julie (Alan) White of Lafayette, 3 Grandchildren: Brooke, Evan & Justin and 5 Great-Grandchildren: Evan James “EJ”, Tristin, Grace Vivian, Dash and Stephen.

Preceded by:

her parents, husband, 3 brothers: George, Frances, and John Galvin and her sister: Martha Bridges.

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  1. Wayne and Susie Brock June 13, 2022 at 12:17 pm

    My husband and I worked with Shirley at Peter Paul. She was a nice lady, everyone liked her. We’re so sorry for your loss, we know she will be terribly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  2. Dave and Betty Tulowitzky June 13, 2022 at 1:59 pm

    Met Shirley and Morris in the mid 1970’s when we joined the Thunderbird club in Indiana. Always a lot of fun then and also when we got together later in Florida in another Thunderbird club. We miss her.

  3. Chris and Jane Skiles June 13, 2022 at 8:59 pm

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.
    You all are in our thoughts and prayers!

  4. Katherine Brown June 13, 2022 at 10:16 pm

    Sorry to hear about Aunt Shirley. I have good memories of staying with her as a kid. It’s sad to think the people who knew me as a kid have passed on. You still have me and my sisters who remember you as kids.
    Now our connection has been broken because mom talked to Shirley and she told her about your family and then mom told me. I guess now we have Facebook.

  5. Paula June 14, 2022 at 1:13 pm

    So sorry to hear about your loss. I will miss seeing her. Ross would take her for a walk and bring her by the laundry room and we would talk to her. She was a sweetheart. Be praying for the family.

  6. Randy Kite June 17, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

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