Shirley E. Halfacre, 93, of Prudenville passed away Saturday Nov. 10, 2018 at Horizon Nursing Home in St. Helen with her loving family by her side.

Shirley was born on July 16, 1925 in Windsor, Ontario, to Lawrence and Geraldine (Wright) Lounsbrough. She was married Aug. 3, 1943 in Detroit to David Lee Halfacre. Shirley was a "Rosie the Riveter" during WWII working for the Willow Run Airplane Plant. She later worked as a waitress, retail clerk and cleaning lady. Shirley's favorite job was a homemaker and mother of eight children. She was an avid bowler and former member of the Houghton Lake Eagles. The Love of her life was being with her family.

Surviving Mrs. Halfacre are her three daughters, Judy Lask of Prudenville, Debbie Klein of Howell, Laura Halfacre of Houghton Lake; four sons, Dan (Barb) Halfacre of Prudenville, Alex Halfacre of St. Helen, Calvin (Nancy) Halfacre of Beaver Creek, Jerry Halfacre of OK; eighteen grandchildren; seven step grandchildren; several great grandchildren and step great grandchildren; sister, Donna Mae VonSaures of Livonia; half sister, Evelyn Shundoff of Bergland; several nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David Lee Halfacre; and daughter, Penny.

Funeral Services for Shirley E. Halfacre were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 from Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel. Interment will be in White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy.

Memorial contributions in memory of Shirley are asked to be directed to Compassus Hospice, 3217 M-55, suite B, West Branch, MI 48661. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel is serving the family.

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