KINGSFORD - Shirley M. Toutant, 82, of Kingsford, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Dickinson County Hospital.
She was born on May 23, 1928, in Chassell, daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Faford) Toutant. Shirley moved from Chassell to Kingsford as a child and graduated from Kingsford High School in 1949.
She was a member of St. Mary Queen of Peace Church in Kingsford. At an early age, she was taught portrait painting and sewing. Shirley used her sewing skills and was self-employed for a time. She sewed many Raggedy Ann dolls for friends and relatives. Shirley also enjoyed skating and working on jigsaw puzzles.
Shirley is survived by several cousins and close friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Mary Queen of Peace Church in Kingsford. Fr. Michael Woempner will offer the Mass of the Christian Burial.
Burial will be in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.
Condolences to the family of Shirley Toutant may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.