Born: Borger, Texas on 04 January 1948

Passed away: Reno, Nevada on 10 March 2016

Aged: 68 years

Funeral Date: 15 March 2016

Service Details

11:00 AM
Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
14 Veterans Way
Fernley, NV 8940

The Story

Shelah was born in Borger Texas to Shelah Arvel and Frances Vandergriff. She is survived by her husband Larry to whom she was married for 48 years, her Son Sean and His wife Bernadette Daughter Shannon and her Husband Chad, four precious grandchildren Scott, Courtney, Bryan Amy, her Sister and Best Friend Dorsey and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers.

After their time in the Navy, She and Larry settled down to raise their family in San Angelo, TX. After 30 years and at the end of her career at the San Angelo Standard Times Business Office, they took off on their "Great Adventure". For the next dozen years they were full time RV'ers working and living all over America from the East Coast to the West, finally settling down for retirement. Fernley Nevada has been their home for the last 3 years.

The last several years, she has been dedicated to serving the many charitable endeavors of the Loyal Order of Moose. At the time of her death she was serving as the Senior Regent of the Fernley Nevada chapter of The Women of the Moose.

Shelah's message from heaven

I'm not gone...
I'm simply enjoying the next stage of my Journey;
So be happy for me and trust that
We shall meet again...
Light a Candle

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