In memory of
Shirley Ann Steele, 87, of Longmont, CO died October 11, 2016 at Life Care Center. She was born July 3, 1929 in Niwot, Colorado. She lived her childhood in Hygiene and Longmont and graduated from Longmont High School in 1947. She married Morris Speck on September 21, 1953 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, later moving to Borger, Texas. They moved twice more to Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Akron, Ohio. Shirley returned to Longmont in the early 90's to the area she loved. In 1999, she married Harold Steele of Longmont. Shirley enjoyed collecting and was a member of the Hummel Club. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents Lee Thorne and Grace Dirks Thorne; her brothers Donald and Robert Thorne and her sister Esther Johnston. She is survived by her children; Stephen, Paul and Felecia Speck; her grandchildren Brandi and Jessica Speck; and great grandchildren Parker, Bryden and Harmony. Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Howe Mortuary Chapel in Longmont. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service. Burial will follow at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Howe Mortuary Event Room. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in care of Howe Mortuary. Share condolences at howemortuary.com
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