April 15, 1933 - April 5, 2022
Shirley Grandgenett of Mason City, Iowa, formerly of Plymouth, died April 5, 2022. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2022 at Epiphany Parish - Holy Family Catholic Church,722 N Adams Ave, Mason City. Burial will be in the Bohemian Cemetery, Plymouth. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St. NE, Mason City where the Rosary will be said at 5:00 p.m. followed by a Vigil Service. Shirley, daughter of Albert & Viola (Miller) Yegge, was born on April 15, 1933 at Wesley, Iowa and moved to Buffalo Center with her family in 1948 and graduated from Buffalo Center High School in 1950. She worked in Algona from 1950 to 1953. Then moved to Mason City and worked at Standard Oil Co. until they closed in 1956. On April 12, 1955 she was united in marriage to Harold Grandgenett. She also worked at Libbey Owens Glass Co, Winnebago Industries, Iowa Kemper Insurance Co and retired after 13 years as bookkeeper at North Iowa Coop Elevator of Mason City (Portland). She was a member of Epiphany Parish & St. Gregory Circle of Mason City. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren & great-grandchildren, also embroidering, sewing, collecting dolls, trout fishing, and daily walks. She always enjoyed taking bus trips, playing cards, and going to the casino. She is survived by six children; Cindy (Jeff) Pappas of Mason City, Michael (Valerie) Grandgenett of Carroll, Gary (Laura) Grandgenett of Cassville, WI, Debra (Paul) Benning of Hampton, Kent (Michelle) Grandgenett of DesMoines, and Kevin (Sandy) Grandgenett of Mason City. She is also survived by siblings Dennis (Edna) Yegge of Buffalo Center, David (Dona) Yegge of DesMoines, Arla Jean Kemna of Mason City, Marlys Mishak of Clear Lake, and Kathleen (Donnie) Olson of Buffalo Center, and in-laws Delores Yegge of Forest City, Ruth Ann Yegge of DesMoines, Donna Grandgenett of Algona, Joan Grandgenett of Wesley, Marilyn Grandgenett of Algona, Evelyn Grandgenett of Mason City, MaryLou (Ralph) Crawford of Treasure Island, FL, and James (Joyce) Grandgenett of Algona. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, Joshua, Brandon, Amanda, Andrea, Heather, Ryan, Megan, Jessica, Kendra, Max, Nick, Jennifer, Cassandra, Andrew, Brooke and 22 great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Harold in 1989, her parents and parents in-law. Also preceding her in death are siblings, Ronald Yegge, Francis Yegge,Rosemary (Vaughn) Hoover, and in-laws Frank Mishak, Clemens Kemna, Carol (Jerry) Barlow, Cletus (Adeane) Hejlik, Larry Grandgenett, Richard Grandgenett, Leroy Grandgenett, and Paul Grandgenett .
Shirley Grandgenett of Mason City, Iowa, formerly of Plymouth, died April 5, 2022. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2022 at Epiphany Parish - Holy Family Catholic Church,722 N Adams Ave, Mason City. Burial... View Obituary & Service Information
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