Shirley (Shirl) R. Meyer

October 24, 1934May 5, 2018

Shirley (Shirl) R. Meyer, 83, of Loves Park passed away peacefully into God’s loving arms Saturday, May 5, 2018. Shirl was born on October 24, 1934 in Rockford, to Arnold R. and Ethel M. (Rose) Nelson where she lived in Mt. Morris, IL through her school years. Shirl married Paul R. Meyer on September 23, 1954, making their home in Loves Park, IL, where they raised their family. Shirl worked many years as secretary/bookkeeper with her husband in their tool and die welding business, PM Welding. She enjoyed American history, making crafts for different charities, the arts, baking and nature. She is survived by her two daughters: Beth (Larry) Wegner and Dawn (Joe) Conner; grandchildren Ann (Mike) Rayborn and Christopher (Jenn) Conner; great-grandchildren Kirstyn, Kayla, Trevor, Cali, Bryce and extended family. Shirl was preceded by her parents; loving husband; brothers: Rev. A. Sherwood Nelson and Forrest Nelson. Per Shirl’s request, private family services will be held. A memorial in her name to your favorite charity would be honored. Arrangements made by Sunset Funeral Home.


  • Per Shirl's request, private family serivces will be held to celebrate her life.

Shirley (Shirl) R. Meyer

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