Mrs. Lucie R. Shipley, age 89 of Aldrich, MO, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in her home. She was born September 6, 1929, in Seattle, WA, to Ralph and Philomena (Grudod) Grafalo. She was united in marriage to Matt Calvin Shipley December 18, 1947, and to this union four children were born.
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She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 67 years Matt Shipley; a sister Mary Manson; and a brother Al Grafalo.
She is survived by four children: Dorothy Henry of CA, Matt Shipley of Aldrich, MO, Rene Eaves of Aldrich, MO, and Richelle Beltran and her husband Rick of CA; seven grandchildren: Jennifer Toth, Matthew Shipley, Michelle Sisco, Jamye Hewitt, Nicholas Eaves, Alyssa Beltran, Arielle Beltran; nine great grandchildren; Dylann, Shaylyn, Brayley, Austin, Kevin, Chyanne, Alyssa, Gaven, Riely, and Bryson; as well many other relatives and friends.
According to Lucie’s wishes her body will be cremated. She will be inurned with her husband at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery Springfield, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to either: Polk County Humane Society, or the Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences may be made to: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.