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Shirley Ann Erb

Shirley Ann Erb age 87, of Muskegon, MI died Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born on November 13, 1927 in Wayne County, Michigan to the late Clare and Bernice (Waite) Strouse. She married Hartson Erb on May 24, 1947 in Muskegon, MI. He preceded her in death on August 8, 1991. Shirley worked for over 20 years at Brunswick Corporation. Shirley is survived by: 3 Sons: Michael (Diane) Erb of Muskegon, John (Carolyn) Erb of Grant and Richard (Rebecca) Erb of Muskegon. 4 Daughters: Patricia (Kenneth) Eacker of Walker, Robin Emery of Wyoming, Barbara (Wayne) Scott of Muskegon and Lori (Kevin) Barnhard of Muskegon. 22 Grandchildren and 30 Great Grandchildren and 5 Great Great Grandchildren. 2 Sisters: Donna Spidle of Grand Haven, Jean Olsen of Spring Lake. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband Hartson, 1 Grandson: David Rodriquez, 2 Granddaughters: Karla Scott and Mandy Thompson. 2 Brothers: Donald and Robert and 2 sisters: Marylou and Arlene. Private Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Ravenna Township Cemetery in Ravenna. Memorials may be directed to the Family. Go to: www.throopfhravenna.com or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511

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Barb and family, So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She must have been a hard working, busy mom when all you kids were home. May she rest in peace and your memories of her be forever sweet.

sue denhof Jul 17 2015 10:19 PM

I remember when I was small and when I would get sick. All I wanted was my Gramma! As soon as you walked in the door I would feel better! I remember Grampa would row me out onto Wolf Lake in the morning and you would yell out to him..." Junior! You get that girl up here before she misses the bus!" And every day...he would have to take me to school...you would just shake your head. I remember everything about being with you. You were my rock as a child! now you can find your rock Gramma. I lo e you and will miss you. Until we meet again.....

Kerri Erb Jul 3 2015 10:23 AM

Dear Barb and family, Please accept our condolences in the death of you Mom, Shirley. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time. Dale and Caroline

Dale and Caroline Johnson Jul 1 2015 11:45 AM