Shirley Johnson Metcalf passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Methodist Hospital Northeast in San Antonio, Texas. She was born May 4, 1936 in Fayette, Iowa to Lyle and Norma Lee Johnson.
She is survived by her children Larry (Lynn), Pam, Mike (Dianne), Julie (Robbie) Gardner, and Beth (Dale) Aucoin. Grandchildren Melanie (Andy) Manion, Michael (Tamara) Metcalf, Nikki (Justin) Goeggle, Danielle Metcalf, Dustin (Farin) Logue and Jared Kling. Eleven Great grandchildren and Four Great-Great grandchildren. She is also survived by too many children to list that she helped to raise throughout her life while being an in-home childcare provider. These children were always considered part of her family and loved them as if they were her own grandchildren. Also survived by her brother Gerald (Barbara) Johnson, sisters Caroline Buhr, Florence Geary and Marilyn Pudge Farwell.
Preceded in death by her husband Leo Metcalf, Jr. (Ted) who was the love of her life, celebrating 61 years of marriage prior to his passing. Also preceded by her mother, father and sister Muriel Nading. Per our mothers wishes there will not be a formal service.
Her cremated remains will be returned to Cody, Wyoming to be inurned with her husband at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to National Federation of the Blind www.nfb.org
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