Shirley M. Augsburger

Posted on Apr 28, 2014
Shirley M. Augsburger

Shirley M. Augsburger, 85, of Berne passed away at 12:40 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born on August 17, 1928 in Morris, Minnesota to Henry and Sophia (Mauch) Burmeister. She was married on August 23, 1948 in Chokio, Minnesota to Clyde Augsburger.
She was valedictorian of her high school class and attended Taylor University for two years where she met her husband. She was a receptionist at Micro-Precision Textron for 13 years. She was a member of the Grace Bible Church, where she had served as a Sunday school teacher.
She is survived by three daughters, Sue (David) Collins of Cincinnati, Ohio; Sally (Roland) DeRenzo of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Pam (Lonnie) Evans of Alpharetta, Georgia; two sisters, Helen Augsburger of Berne; and JoAn Burmeister of Chokio, Minnesota; five grandchildren, Micah (Shante) Collins; Chris DeRenzo; Michelle (Jeremy) Soronen; Alex Evans; and Hannah Evans; four great-grandchildren, Elijah, Gideon, Ezekiel and Judah Collins; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Carol Tuttle; Barbara Robbins; and Bonnie Dallenbach; and brother, Hank Burmeister.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Tuesday, April 28 at the Swiss Village Chapel. Officiating will be her son-in-law, Lonnie Evans. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery in Berne.
Memorials may be made to Swiss Village Samaritan Fund or Family Life Care of NE Indiana.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at


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