- Born: 28 Dec 1931, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA, USA
- Died: 10 Dec 2012, Lancaster, Grant Co., WI, USA
"Shirley L. Bersley, 80, of Orchard Manor, Lancaster, Wis., formerly of Dubuque, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012....
Shirley was born on Dec. 28, 1931, in Dubuque, daughter of Malcolm and Dorothy (Garrett) Diers.
She married William Bersley in Dubuque. He preceded her in death.
Shirley began her nursing career at The Finley Hospital, where she was employed for many years.
She was an excellent homemaker and loved being around her family. She enjoyed knitting and embroidery.
Shirley was a past member of the Busy Bee Women's quilting group at St. Luke's Church.
Surviving are her sons, Terry (Carol) Merz, of Dubuque, and Dennis Merz, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by her parents...." 1
Shirley married William BERSLEY. (William BERSLEY was born on 2 Oct 1927 2 and died on 17 Jul 1988 in Dubuque Co., IA, USA 2.)