OBITUARY – Shirley N. Kennedy – December, 1922 – September 2011 |

OBITUARY – Shirley N. Kennedy – December, 1922 – September 2011

Shirley N. Kennedy passed away peacefully on September 22, 2011 at Barton Hospital. She was born December of 1922 in California and raised in Montana.

Shirley graduated from Nursing School 1948 in Missoula Montana, and married William Kennedy in 1952. She moved to Kyburz, CA in 1958 and retired to South Lake Tahoe in 1990.

Shirley had a special zeal for life that made everyone her friend. She was very active well into her 80s, hiking all over her beloved mountains taking pictures and smelling the wild flowers ! Shirley was an avid outdoors person and loved the Tahoe area, especially the Lake.

She was a loving Wife, Mother and Friend. Her bright smile and zest for life will be missed by all her knew her. She is survived by her husband of over 60 years William R. Kennedy and 5 children: Mark, of Honolulu HI; Ben of Fairbanks AK; Holly of Fairbanks AK; Carmen of Parker CO; Tim of Palo Alto CA; as well as 10 grandchildren.

Her Family asks that you please give donations in her memory to

The League to Save Lake Tahoe at