Shirley A. Rock

Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home

Herington, KS


Shirley A. Rock, 80, lifelong resident of Herington, died Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, at the Salem Home in Hillsboro. She was born Friday, July 14, 1933, at Herington, and raised by her mother Helen (Reissig) and her step-father Francis D. Singleton.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am, Monday, February 10th, 2014, at the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Herington, with Rev. Troy Slater officiating.

Burial will follow at the Sunset Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 4:00pm until 5:30pm at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Herington Chapel.

Mrs. Rock was a homemaker. She was a member of the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church; where she was baptized, confirmed, and married. She graduated from Herington High School with the class of 1951.

Shirley married Cecil D. Rock on June 3, 1951, at Herington; and he preceded in death on August 21, 2010.

She is also preceded in death by her son Michael on November 23, 2010; and her parents.

Survivors Include -
Three (3) daughters: Denise Welsh of Raytown, MO
Marcella Vega (husband-Michael, Sr.) of Kansas City, MO
Tina Novak of Hillsboro
Son: Raymond Rock of Russell
Half-brother: John Singleton of Ellington, FL
12 grandchildren
16 great grandchildren

Memorials to the Salem Home of Hillsboro; and they may be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449-3038.

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