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Shirley Kelso, R.N. '57

Shirley Ann Kelso - 1935 -  November 29, 2013 Age: 78

Shirley Ann Kelso was ushered into the presence of Jesus on November 29, 2013, succumbing to pancreatic cancer. Born in Apple Creek, Ohio in 1935 to Thomas and Daisy Knox, they moved from Ohio and settled in the Canby, Oregon area. She graduated from Woodburn HS, attended the U of O, completing her RN degree at OHSU. Shirley practiced nursing locally until her retirement. She was an avid gardener and quilter. She is survived by her husband Jim Kelso; son Steven Kelso and wife Cathy; daughter Karen Dickinson and husband Don; and daughter Deborah Williams; ten grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 1162 B Street, Springfield, OR on Monday, December 9th. Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.