Shirley Henderson went to heaven to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 24, 2022, at the age of 65. Shirley was born to Donald and Nancy Nelson in Menominee, Michigan, in 1957. She is survived by her mother, Nancy Nelson; two children, Stacy Henderson and Christopher Henderson; siblings Laurie Nelson, Ann (Damian) Lakomy, Raymond (Betty) Nelson, Andrew Nelson (Chris); and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Donald Nelson, grandparents, Edwin and Jeanette Nelson and Mervin and Clara Christianson, and special friend Charles Caldwell. Shirley had a special love and talent for befriending stray animals and enjoyed nurturing and caring for many over the years.
We would like to thank Shirley’s incredible hospice team from Thedacare at Home for their care and compassion.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, February 6, 2022, at Emmaus Road Church, 303 N. Oneida Street, Appleton, Wisconsin, at 1:00 p.m. Luncheon will be served at the church following the service.