SHIRLEY JEAN HONKEN, age 81, of Hills, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. She was born June 21, 1940, in Luverne, to Fred Sr. and Gertrude (DeGroat) Honken.
Shirley lived in Luverne, where she worked at the Pizza Ranch. She enjoyed painting and coloring.
Shirley is survived by her brother, Fred Honken Jr., Muscatine, IA; two nephews, Ken (Trella) Honken, Ft. Knox, KY; and Dean (Melissa) Honken, Pipestone; and five great-nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings.
Funeral will be Saturday at 10:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church, in Luverne, officiated by Rev. Dr. Dave Christenson. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.
Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne, is in charge of arrangements.