Shirley Marie (Johnson) Westhusin, 77, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Rooks County Health Center, Plainville.

She was born March 30, 1939, south of Zurich to Robert and Helen “Violet” (Hinkhouse) Johnson. She was a 1957 graduate of Palco High School.

She married Ronald E. Westhusin on June 12, 1957, in Zurich. He preceded her in death. She was a farm wife.

Survivors include four sons, Mark Westhusin, College Station, Texas, Vance Westhusin, Hays, Fred Westhusin, Plainville, and Terry Westhusin, College Station, Texas; a daughter, Julie Downing, Plainville; a brother, Russell Johnson, Fort Dodge, Iowa; two sisters, Connie Ferland, Wichita, and Joyce Waldschmidt, Hays; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Plainville; burial in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Rooks County Health Center in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville.

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