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Shirley J. Boelk

January 13, 1936 — December 27, 2021

Lancaster

Shirley J. Boelk, 85, of Lancaster, went Home to be with the Lord on December 27, 2021. She was born to the late Taylor and Bonita Munn on January 13, 1936 in East St. Louis, IL.

Shirley loved her family and friends and enjoyed hosting holidays and gatherings with them. She was active in the church and loved traveling with her husband, Robert-especially to St. Petersburg, FL, which was their winter home. Shirley also enjoyed baking, and taking her baked goods to the fair every year.

She is survived by her children, Robert (Heidi) Boelk Jr., Brian L. (Angela) Boelk, and Cindy (Mark) Swinehart; grandchildren, Nathan (Diane) Boelk, Ashley (John) Yadeski, Jordan (Crystal) Boelk, Seth (Samantha) Boelk, Sophie Boelk, Bethany (Mike) Miller, Elizabeth Swinehart, and Gus Swinehart; twelve great grandchildren; brothers, Rick (Debbie) Long and Timothy Munn; and many cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Boelk Sr.; mother, Bonita Shepherd; father, Taylor Munn; step-father, Homer Long; three sisters; and two brothers.

A funeral service will take place on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 11 AM at the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, OH 43130 with Pastor Larry Maddux officiating. Family and friends may visit from 2-4 PM and again from 6-8 PM on Sunday.

To leave an online condolence, and sign the guestbook, please visit www.funeralhome.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shirley J. Boelk, please visit our flower store.

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Sunday, January 2, 2022

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Monday, January 3, 2022

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