Shirley Bryant

KINGSFORD – Shirley M. Bryant, 79, of Kingsford, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

Shirley was born on May 18, 1934, in Kingsford, daughter of the late Andrew and Jean (Anderson) Troyan. She was a graduate of Hyde Park High School in Chicago and married Elmer H. Bryant in Chicago in 1956. Elmer preceded her in death in 1995.

Shirley was a homemaker for most of her life. She was a private person and enjoyed collecting angels, the color red, dolls, walking and shopping at St. Vincent de Paul.

Shirley is survived by her son, David Bryant of Chicago; nephews, Albert, William and Jack Lohnes; niece, Diane Wyer, and great-niece, Jennifer.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her sisters, Joyce Lohnes and Ellann Bevilacque.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Rev. Walter Reichle will officiate.

Burial will be in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.