Shirley M. Lundblad passed away on May 5, 2018 at the age of 93.
She was born in Detroit on August 27, 1924 to her parents George and Afra (nee Ankley) Rostow. Shirley is the beloved wife of the late Robert Lundblad; loving and devoted mother of John (Bonnie) Lundblad, James (Kathy) Lundblad and Thomas; proud grandmother of Carolyn Wilson, Stephanie Lundblad, Eric (Alison) Lundblad, Michael Lundblad, Anne Lundblad, Jillian Lundblad, Joseph Lundblad and Jonathan Lundblad and dearest sister of Marilyn Mertel.
Shirley was a graduate of Michigan State and was an avid Spartan fan. She studied hard and became a teacher and taught school for thirty years at Howe Elementary School in Dearborn. If you were a student at Howe Elementary School during her thirty-year career, you may have known Shirley Lundblad as one of your teachers. She loved her profession. She believed teaching provided her the privilege to be a part of the lives of so many students. Teaching isn’t easy. She put endless hours into grading papers, helping students, and making sure every one of them received the best education possible. Shirley truly loved and cherished her role in helping to shape the minds of young people in order to prepare them for their own bright future.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 23rd at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth at 3:00 P.M. Friends may gather beginning at 1pm until the time of the service.