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Shirley J Dwyer

Shirley J Dwyer
January 1, 1936 -  June 10, 2020

Shirley J. Dwyer, age 84, of Fremont
Died Wednesday June 10, 2020 at her daughter’s home.

Shirley was born January 1, 1936 in Cedar Bluffs to John and Marie ‘Hansen’ Jessen. She attended District 11 school and graduated from Fremont High School in 1953. She worked at Western Electric and Lucent where she retired in 1998. She then worked part time at Hy-Vee for 20 years.

She married Robert Meier in 1955 and they had 3 children. They divorced and she later married George Dwyer.

Children – Carmen Meyer of Fremont
Denise (Steve Schiferl) Varilek of Fremont
Randy Meier of Las Vegas, NV.
Grandchildren – Rusty Meyer, Krystal Varilek, Kory (Ashley) Varilek
Great grandchildren – Kaden Meyer and Allie Varilek
Sisters – Gloria (Dick) Andersen of Fremont
Norma Hagerty of Fremont
Judy Anderson of Fremont
Sisters-in-law – Marilyn Jessen and Judy Jessen of Fremont

Shirley was preceded in death by sisters and brothers-in-law Delores and Elmer Voss, Mardell and Fred Heybrock, Florene Jessen, Rose Marie Jessen, Lola and Lowell Meyer; brothers Delbert and Lloyd Jessen, brothers-in-law Lanny Anderson and Dan Hagerty and son-in-law Robert Meyer.

Funeral services will be 10:30am Monday, June 15, 2020 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont. Social distancing will be followed. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association. Controlled visitation will be Sunday at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont from 2pm to 6pm.

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