Shirley Devig, age 78, of rural LeGrand, passed away early Sunday morning, February 16th, at Mercy One in Des Moines.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 25th, at the Stavanger Friends Church at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jim Bonser officiating. A public visitation will be held on Monday at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the family while a fund is being established in Shirley’s name. For condolences please visit www.Mitchellfh.com or call (641)-844-1234.
Born on March 16th, 1941, in State Center, Iowa, she was the daughter of Fred and Leatha (Miller) Brandt. She received her education in the area of her birth and graduated from State Center High School.
On July 3, 1959, at the Stavanger Church, she was united in marriage to Dale Devig. The two would make their lives together in the Le Grand area tending the fields and working the land. Shirley enjoyed gardening and bird watching as well.
Shirley’s memory will live on with her children: Eric (Michele) Devig of Marshalltown, David (Kelly) Devig of Garwin, and James (Susan) Devig of Huxley; grandchildren: Ashley (Steve) Grabenbauer of Gilman, Taylor Devig (Alyssa) of Gilman, Captain Aaron Devig of Kansas City, Jesse Devig (Aide) of Garwin, Marisa Carlson of Traer, Matthew Devig of Huxley, and Elizabeth Devig of Huxley; great-grandchildren: Connor Kriegel, Peyton Grabenbauer, and Miyah Grabenbauer; her brother John (Jan) Brandt of McKinney, TX. and many nieces and nephews and friends as well as her church family at Stavanger Friends.
In death, Shirley rejoined her beloved Dale who died in 2017, her parents, brother Luverne Brandt and sister, Charlotte Brandt.