Shirley Joan Majors

August 21, 1936 ~ October 4, 2020 (age 84)

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Shirley Joan Majors, 84, of Eldora, Iowa passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the Lutheran Home for the Aged in Perry, Iowa.

Funeral services for Shirley will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Creps Abels Funeral Home in Eldora, IA with Pastor Ward Richards Jr. officiating.  Public visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the Creps Abels Funeral Home, where her family will be present to greet friends.  She will be laid to rest at the Eldora City Cemetery following her services.  Memorial contributions may be directed in Shirley’s name to her family.  For further information or to send a condolence please visit 

Shirley Joan Pentico was born on August 21, 1936 in Boone, Iowa, the daughter of Arthur and Louise (Jipp) Pentico.  She attended a country school in Boone county.  Shirley was a hardworking woman, dedicating 21 years of her working career as a seamstress at Dodger Manufacturing and retired after 10 years as a cook for the Eldora N.P. elementary where she looked forward to seeing the children.  She also dedicated her life to her beautiful daughter’s that she was so proud of.  Shirley had been a member of the Moose Lodge.  She also had a passion for playing bingo, taking walks around Pine Lake, going to the casino and spending quality time together with her family. 

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Linda Pentico, Jenelle Rosine, Dean Rosine; siblings: Jim (Marilyn) Pentico and Fred (Susi) Pentico; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Mary Nelson

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October 7, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Abels Funeral & Cremation Service-Creps Chapel
905 Edgington Avenue
Eldora, IA 50627

Funeral Service
October 8, 2020

2:00 PM
Creps (Eldora)

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