OBITUARY

Kathleen L. Shirey

January 27, 1934August 1, 2018
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Kathleen Laverne Shirey, 84, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018. She was born January 27, 1934 in Houston to the late Henry Sr. and Inola Miner Starkweather. Her husband, James, was a truck driver, and she enjoyed traveling with him and seeing the United States. Kathleen will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her daughter, Inola Dalene Curlee (Shawn) of Victoria; son, Dale Walker Ahern III (Maria) of Texas; grandchildren, Allan L. Ahern and family, James D. Ahern and family; and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Shirey; her brother, Henry Allen Starkweather; and her grandson, D. J. Holder.

Private services will be held.

Share condolences with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Dale W. Ahern III and wife Maria, Son
  • Inola Dalene Curlee and husband Shawn, Daughter
  • Allan L. Ahern and family, Grandchildren
  • James D. Ahern and family, Grandchildren
  • D.J. Holder, Grandson
  • James Edward Shirey, Husband
  • Henry Starkweather Sr., Father
  • Inola Miner Starkweather, Mother
  • Henry Allen Starkweather Jr., Brother
  • Kathleen also leaves behind 5 great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.

Services

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Kathleen L. Shirey

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Kathleen Laverne Starkweather - South Houston Jr. High 1948-49

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Aunt Mamie (sister to Inola) and Inola Starkweather (Kathy's mother)

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Kathy, Dalene and great-granddaughter, Emma

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Christmas Eve 1987 at Mom's house - Greenlake, Port Lavaca, Texas

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Kathy, Dalene and great-granddaughter, Emma

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Grandma and grandson, DJ at his graduation party - 1998

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Kathy, Dalene and great-granddaughter, Emma

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Inola Starkweather (Kathy's mom)

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Mom and Dalene

Biography

Kathleen Laverne Shirey, 84, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018. She was born January 27, 1934 in Houston to the late Henry Sr. and Inola Miner Starkweather. Her husband, James, was a truck driver, and she enjoyed traveling with him and seeing the United States. Kathleen will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her daughter, Inola Dalene Curlee (Shawn) of Victoria; son, Dale Walker Ahern III (Maria) of Texas; grandchildren, Allan L. Ahern and family, James D. Ahern and family; and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Shirey; her brother, Henry Allen Starkweather; and her grandson, D. J. Holder.

Private services will be held.

Share condolences with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.