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Shirley G. Rowbotham

April 20, 1923 April 11, 2010
Shirley G. Rowbotham
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Obituary for Shirley G. Rowbotham

Shirley G. Rowbotham, age 86 of New Hudson and a former resident of Milford, Michigan, passed on April 11, 2010.
Loving wife of the late Robert C. Rowbotham; dear mother of Tim Rowbotham and Roger Rowbotham; grandmother of Irish (Ken) Watters, Michelle (Sean) Christian, Roger (Vicki) Rowbotham, Jr., David (Marianne) Rowbotham, Jeanette Mettey, and several great and great great grandchildren. She also leaves a sister-in-law, Frances Emblin and many dear friends. Preceded in death by her brothers, Fred Emblin, Vaughan Emblin and a sister, Elaine Chivas.
Shirley worked at Cadillac Motors in the 1950�s, and later moved to Milford where she worked at the Milford Department Store from 1966 until 1985 when it closed. For twenty years she spent winters at her home in Valleydale Estates in Zephyrhills, Florida, where she was active at the clubhouse and often helped prepare holiday meals for as many as a hundred people. While in Michigan she enjoyed many trips provided by the Milford Senior Center. She was the President of the Lake Angela Co-op Association and had beautiful gardens at every home she lived in. She will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, on Friday, April 16, at 11AM. Burial will follow in Milford Memorial Cemetery. Friends may visit Thursday 1-9PM. Memorials may be made in her name to the Milford Senior Center. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.


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