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Shirley A. Salmi

June 30, 1961 — January 12, 2021

Funeral service for Shirley Ann Salmi, 59, of Mt. Iron, will be 11am Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Current COVID mandates including masks and social distancing will be followed. Burial will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in Biwabik, Minnesota.

Shirley died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at her home in Mt. Iron, Minnesota.

She was born June 30, 1961 in Cook, Minnesota to Harry and Patricia (Bohar) Pauna.  Shirley was a graduate of Nashwauk-Keewatin High School and later attended nurses training.  Shirley raised her children and worked as a certified nursing assistant for many years at Clayridge and Willow Wood Assisted Living facilities.

Shirley was an extremely caring person who enjoyed cooking and interior decorating.  She was an avid flower gardener and enjoyed riding horses.

Survivors include her son, Eric (Dee Dee) Crist of Cottage Grove; parents, Harry and Patricia Pauna; grandchildren, Taylor Crist and Lance Nguyen; siblings: Daniel (Anna) Pauna, David (Tracy) Pauna, Edwin (Mary Ann) Pauna and Allen Pauna; one niece, several nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde and a son, Shawn

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home-Gilbert

108 Broadway, Gilbert, MN 55741

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