Shirley was born September 11, 1933, in Eagle Valley Township, Todd County, to Lorenzo & Evelyn (Ellestad) Line. She married Ivan Pesta on May 31, 1955. Shirley worked various jobs: she was a bookkeeper at the CO-OP and for Montgomery Wards in St. Paul. She was by far a dairy farmer’s wife who helped with all the chores. Shirley was very active in her church, she volunteered where she was needed and was a member of the Royal Neighbors. She was a great cook, full of laughter and very caring. She will be lovingly remembered by her family for always saying “Slow down Ivan.”
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents; and brother Glen Line. She is survived by her husband Ivan; children: Bob (Cheryl) Pesta, Lynn (Debby) Pesta, Ann Umland, Bruce Pesta; siblings: Jim (Linda) Line, Butch (Janice) Line, Jeanette (Kenny) Pesta; grandchildren: Shawn Pesta, Jeffrey Pesta, Chris Pesta, Michael Umland, Mitchell Umland; great grandchildren: Brad Pesta and Jeanna Pesta.
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