Shirley J. (Ray) Loomis

March 1, 1932 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 88)


Shirley J. Loomis 88, of Monroe, passed away Saturday November 14, 2020 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Indiana. Shirley was born in Whitley County, IN., on March 1, 1932 to the late Wilford and Esther (Olson) Ray. On March 2, 1973 she married Robert C. Loomis. He was the love of her life and a blessing to our combined family.

Shirley was a member at the Decatur Baptist Church. She was employed at GE in Fort Wayne, the Back 40 Junction, and Typographic Compositors as a proof reader. After retiring Shirley and Bob enjoyed camping, traveling together, and relaxing at home.

She is survived by her husband Robert Loomis of Monroe, IN.,  four sons Mike (Katie) Schindler of Fort Wayne, IN., Larry Schindler of Minnesota, Kent (Judy) Loomis of Hoagland, IN., Gary (Kathy) Loomis of Missouri,four daughters Linda (Rick) Geimer, of Decatur, IN., Toots (Phil) Kolter of Decatur, IN., Kathy (Steve) Ballinger of Tennessee, and Lori (Gregg) Harvey of Monroe, IN. Shirley is also survived by one sister Nora Ziner of Florida, 20 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by three sons Louie, Sam, and Tony Schindler, one grandchild, and one brother Charles Ray.

Private family services will be held at Haggard Sefton Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Lindenwood Cemetery in Fort Wayne.

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