Shirley R. Nordlund entered into eternal rest on October 9, 2009. She is survived by her loving husband, Gordon Nordlund; daughters, Jewel Taber of San Antonio, Elizabeth Lynch of Hunt, Texas, Linda Kay, Ingrid Sue, and Terry Ann Nordlund; and sons, Eddie Lynch Jr. of San Antonio & John Lynch of League City, Texas; plus numerous grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Shirley was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Boerne, Texas. A memorial service will be held at her home, 212 Thornton Lane in Lakehills, Texas, at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2009.

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  1. Shirley was avery talented lady and will be missed by those who knew and loved her. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.

  2. Joyce, Thanks for your kind words. Mom, Guyla & I really enjoyed our ADA (Alamo Decorative Artists of San Antonio, TX) membership in the 90’s. We learned so much, had lots of fun & especially loved all our fellow artists. Best to each of y’all!

  3. I will miss Aunt Shirley and her emails. The more I got to know her, the more I found us to be very similar. She seemed so nice. My prayer is that all of you will be comforted in your time of grief. I know you will miss her very much. God bless all of you. Bonnie

  4. Hi. :D I’m gonna Miss you. U were my favorite gramdma, and Ps: I know Mandy misses you too. Oh, and i still have the picture of You and Gordon on the Teddy Bear you gave me, and the picture of Mandy when she was REALLY little (I say that because she is really big now) and also my Cat Max says Hi. :) Love You. -Bridget

  5. To all of the family, we are Linda Kay’s co-workers from Sysco in Dallas. We wish you all a time of comfort and time of laughter in remembering what a wonderful and giving person Shirley was. May you be blessed during this time of gathering with each other. Our thought’s and prayers are with you all.

  6. I don’t even know where to begin. The first time i met Memaw she was full of energy; we shared the love for animals,crafts and family. I felt I had known her all my life. I am so happy she got to hold Christa her great grandbaby. I will truly miss her. We shared so many great conversations that I will cherish. I came across this message and it really touched me so I would like to share it with you. “God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So He put His arms around you and whispered ‘”come to me.”‘ With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best.” Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. With much love and prayer Lindsey Roberts

  7. To DeeDee Lynch and her family: I pray that the peace that surpasses all human understanding will be your expereince today and for all of your tomorrows as you remember Shirley. Vanessa Potter colleague of DeeDee Lynch

  8. To DeeDee Lynch and her family: I pray that the peace that surpasses all human understanding will be your expereince today and for all of your tomorrows as you remember Shirley. Vanessa Potter colleague of DeeDee Lynch

  9. Although I did not know Shirley for a long time, I did learn that she was a kind hearted person with a good sense of humor. I know that she touched many people and her love of animals was powerful. She will be missed by humans and animals alike.

  10. I am sorry for your loss. When Jesus walked the earth, he cured many people and also resurrected loved ones back to life on earth such as Lazarus. One day soon Jesus promised, the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out – John chapter 5 verses 28, 29.

  11. When I first met Shirley, I felt like I had known her for a long time. I will miss her coming out on her porch to watch Roo and Bella play at the Lake and her laughing. I’m so happy she got to share her family picture wall with me and her love for crafts (dolls). My last visit with her, she pointed to the family wall again and told me she’s ready to be with her loved ones in heaven. I’m a hairdresser and I had the opportunity to cut her hair when she was ill. Every time my family goes to the lake, I will look up at the heavens and say “there they go Shirley go dogs go” – I will miss her.

  12. The Gilmers will miss this lovely and creative lady. We have fond memeories of Shirley and her kind, loving way of living life and loving and serving others. Shirley’s love for others and as well as God’s creatures showed devotion, concern, and affection. Thank you for setting an example.

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