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Shirley Place, 92, of Roscommon

Shirley Mae Place, age 92, of Roscommon, died on Sunday, January 29, 2023, in Grayling, Michigan.

Shirley was born December 12, 1931, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of Jacob and Edna (Thompson) McDonald.

Shirley most enjoyed her time living in Florida with her husband, Cliff. When in Michigan, Shirley loved to garden, watch old movies, and spend time with family and friends. Shirley’s sense of humor and zest for life endeared her to those who knew her.

Shirley will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by her children: Patricia (Randy) Griffin of Roscommon, and their children: Ryan and Keriann; Mary (Stan) Edmunds of Alpena, and their children: Nicholas, Michelle, Elizabeth, and Melissa; Samuel Tjalsma’s children: Sammy, Audrey, and David; Margaret (Carl) Reiner of Buchanan, and their daughter, Madison; Barbara (Rob) Ronning of Charlotte, and her son, Bradley; and all of her beloved great-grandchildren.

Shirley is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clifford Place; her son, Samuel Tjalsma; and her granddaughter, Rebecca Griffin.

Family and friends may gather beginning at 1:00 PM for visitation, with the time of the Funeral Service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, 143 Lake Street, Roscommon, Michigan 48653.

The family prefers memorial contributions be made in Shirley’s name to Munson Healthcare Crawford Continuing Care Center, 1100 East Michigan Avenue, Grayling, Michigan 49738.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon.

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