Shirley Ann Andry, age 88, of Birdseye

Shirley Ann Andry, age 88, of Birdseye, passed away at 6:45 p.m., on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at her home in Birdseye.

            She was born December 4, 1935 in Elan, Orange County, Indiana, to Charles and Martha (Russell) Wade; and married Noel Andry on March 21, 1953 in Mentor, Indiana.  Shirley was a member of Birdseye Christian Church, a lifetime member of Birdseye Conservation Club and Eastern Star member for over 60 years.  She had worked at the Birdseye School as a cook, manager at the 231 Truck Stop and for the DNR for several years.  She loved her family and serving others.   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Noel, in 1978; brothers, Cecil, Norman and infant Ermil Kellams; sisters, Betty Mills and Patsy Cummings.

                She is survived by her three children, Steve (Olive) Andry of Birdseye, Patti Ann (Jerry) Polen of Mentor, Noel S. Andry of Birdseye; one brother, Carrol “Grub” (Sharon) Wade of Fischers; eleven grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

There will be no services held at this time.  The family will privately hold a Celebration of Life at a later date.  Condolence may be shared online at: