Muehlig Funeral Chapel

403 South Fourth Ave, Ann Arbor, MI


Shirley Joan Redman

October 4, 1939June 20, 2020
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Shirley Joan Redman, of Inkster, formerly of Ann Arbor, passed away June 20, 2020 at her home. She was 80 years old. Born October 4, 1939 in North Buxton, Ontario, Canada she was the daughter of Joseph and Hazel (Freeman) Thomas. She moved to Ann Arbor in the 1960’s where she and her husband married and started a family. She enjoyed music and dancing, she was a wonderful cook and was known for her eye for fashion. Shirley was a member of the St. Clements Episcopal Church. She is survived by two daughters, Elmina Redman and Pamela Smith and her husband Broderick; five grandchildren, Andrea Smith and her husband John Jr., Charmaine Redman, Kenneth Redman-Chancellor, Broderick Smith Jr. and Walter Smith; three great grandchildren Claire, Lauren and John Corey; and one sister Jodean Thomas and a host of extended family and friends. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Walter E. Redman, one daughter Virgilene Redman and one sister Josephine Thomas. Private funeral services will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 1:00pm at Muehlig Funeral Chapel, 403 S. 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI. Public will be able to Live Stream the service from home or their vehicles through the www.muehligannarbor.com. Interment will follow the service at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-8pm at the funeral home as well as on Friday from 12:00 pm until time of the service.


  • Broderick Smith Sr., Active Pallbearer
  • Kenneth Redman-Chancellor, Active Pallbearer
  • Broderick Smith Jr., Active Pallbearer
  • Walter Smith, Active Pallbearer
  • John Smith Jr., Active Pallbearer
  • Ken Chancellor, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Adrian Cole, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 3, 2020

  • Funeral Services

    Friday, July 3, 2020



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leola & John smith

June 29, 2020

To the Family of Mrs. Shirley Joan Redman we send our sincere condolences to you ,May she rest peacefully and God sends you all the comfort and understanding you may need at this time. Mrs Redman was such a Joy to be around I loved the way her eyes use to twinkle when she talked about her family .                                                                                                                                                    Love You                                                     John & Leola Smith

Lew Morris

June 29, 2020

Pam and family,

Sorry for the loss of your mother. May God continue to comfort you and your family during this time.

With love and prayer,
George and Lew Morris