Shirlee J. Mounce, 77, of Springfield, died at 3:07 am Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born October 25, 1933 in Springfield to Herman and Ruth Trobough Pflug. She married James P. Mounce on January 20, 1957 and he survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Paula (William) Peterson of Sherman and Ruth Mounce of Springfield, one son, James P. Mounce of Springfield, five grandchildren, Phillip, Tricia and Lauren Peterson, Yvonne (Matt) Pyle and Rachel Mounce, two great-grandchildren, Ava and Aubrey, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Merle Pflug, one sister, Wanda Mounce and a great-nephew Jesse Mounce.
She was a lifelong member of Third Presbyterian Church, where she served as a longtime Sunday School Teacher and volunteer. She was a member and past President of the PTA at several schools. She was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and was an avid sports fan. She was employed by Sangamo Electric, 3M and RICS where she retired as Office Manager.
She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Visitation: 4-7 pm Monday, March 28, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Brent Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.