Shirley passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012 at Bethany on 42nd surrounded by her loving family, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Shirley Ann Kaldor was born on December 29, 1934, the daughter of Orphy and Helen (Ydstie) Kaldor in Hillsboro, ND. She grew up near Crystal, ND, and graduated from Grand Forks Central High in 1952. Shirley was united in marriage to Harold Hoesel on December 27, 1954 in Grand Forks. They made their home in Fargo for many years where she provided day care for many area families.

Shirley was very active throughout the years at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Fargo where she served on the church council, was a Sunday school teacher, was a permanent fixture in the church kitchen, was a member of the quilting group and taught bible school. She also was active in the community at the Moose Lodge in Fargo. She will be remembered for her fondness of cleaning, her desire for organization, her dedication to church and family, and the love she shared with all of the children she cared for.

Shirley is survived by her children, Bruce (Penny) Hoesel of West Fargo, ND; Kimberly (Greg) Schram of Thief River Falls, MN; Kathleen Hoesel of Rocky Hill, CT; and James Hoesel of Fargo; her seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Also surviving are her sisters, Lila (Marvin) Mielke of Grafton, ND; and Lois (Larry) Gangnes of Argusville, ND. 

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; her brother, Orphy Kaldor; and her sister, Hazel Haibeck.

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