TRAVERSE CITY — Shirley Korn, 79, of Traverse City, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Traverse City on July 17, 1934 to Frances and Hugh “Mike” Bare.
She is survived by her brother, Frank “Barney”; children, Kim (deceased Wesley), Lori (Marv), Paul (Linda) and Mark; grandchildren, Brandon, Elizabeth (Ryan), Jennifer, Paulie, Miranda, Jacob, Nick, and Jamie (mom-Tammy Jo); great-grandchildren, Dalton, Sydney, Lydia, Connor, and Lucy due in March; her loving nieces Michelle (Randy), Amy (Tim) and nephew Michael (Angie). She was preceded in death by her parents, and youngest brother Jerry (Mary Lou).
Shirley loved her winters in Las Vegas, she loved to golf and bowl. She was the best mom and grandma in the world. She had amazing friends Ester, Judy, Shirley and many more. We are going to miss her greatly.
A Celebration of her life will be held in the spring. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. Please share your fond memories and condolences at www.CovellFuneralHomes.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City.