GWINN, MI - Shirley I. Hedstrom, 77, of Gwinn, died Saturday morning, May 18, 2013 at the Mather Nursing Center in Ishpeming.
She was born August 16, 1935, in Gwinn, a daughter of the late William and Ina (Pelkola) Ontto. Shirley was a 1952 Gwinn High School graduate.
On June 2, 1956 she married Edmund G. Hedstrom in Gwinn and he preceded her in death on May 22, 2010.
Shirley had moved to Lake Gogebic where she resided for 30 years before returning to Gwinn.
Shirley was a member of Grace Luthera Church. She enjoyed baking, collecting glassware, writing letters and plants.
She is survived by a son, Mark Hedstrom of Gwinn; and a niece, Leanne (Jeff) Weeks of Texas. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Diana Abramson.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Gwinn Cemetery with Rev. Rell Spickerman officiating.
The Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com.