MacDonald, ShirleeWEBShirlee(YOUNG)WEBShirlee Ruth MacDonald, 86, of Findlay passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2015. She was born on September 27, 1928, in Chicago IL to the late Edgar G. and Ruth Lyndon (Judd) Dallwig. She married Walter E. MacDonald on July 19, 1949, and continued their marriage for 35 years while living in Worcester, MA and Wenonah, New Jersey before moving to Findlay, Ohio in 1958.
Shirlee is survived by her sons: Steven E. MacDonald of Lima, OH and Paul A. MacDonald of Findlay, OH; her daughter, Laurie J.(Thomas) Biddle of Findlay, OH; her granddaughter, Amy Pugh of Lewisville, NC; her granddaughter Alicia Rene Pugh of Findlay, OH; her granddaughter, Heather (Shawn) Heidlebaugh (MacDonald) of Findlay, OH, and their children, Allena and Elise; her granddaughter, Athena (Kelli) MacDonald-Risner of Maryville, TN, and their children, Kori, Casey, Navaar and Natalya; and her sister, Janet M. Davis (Dallwig) of Leesburg, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Shirlee was a devoted homemaker through the years and was always actively involved in the lives of her children and grandchildren.
Beginning in the 1970s she became interested in collecting antiques, especially antique bottles and Findlay related items. She was a founding member of the Findlay Antique Bottle Club from 1977 through the early 2000s and was very passionate about her hobby.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME.