Shirley Yax

NORWAY – Shirley V. Yax, formerly of Norway, died Thursday, May 9, 2013, in the Martha T. Berry Medical Care Facility.

She was born Sept. 25, 1924, in Detroit.

She married George M. Yax on May 13, 1944, on Harsens Island, Mich. He preceded her in death Dec. 21, 2006.

Shirley is survived by her children, Ronald (Karen) Yax, Sue (Mike) Buffa, and Diane (Tony) Turini; sister, Barbara (Mick) Meldrum; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Ricky Yax.

A memorial service was held May 11, in Algonac, Mich.

Memorial donations may be made to www.cancer.org/involved/donate/donateonlinenow/index.