Shirley Ann Borland Stringham, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Borland was killed
in an auto accident near Clearfield Friday evening, Sept. 2nd. She
was a sister of John Borland of this city.
Shirley Ann Borland Stringham, daughter of John and Merle Borland, was born
February 29, 1936 in Adams County, Iowa, and passed away September
As a child she was baptized at the United Presbyterian Church in Lenox, Iowa.
Her early life was spent on a farm near Clearfield. She attended rural
school in Taylor County, and graduated from the Clearfield High School in
1954. That same year she began work at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mt.
Ayr, as a nurses aid, a position she held until her death.
She was united in marriage to Bill Stringham of Mt. Ayr on October 14, 1961.
To this union two children were born, David Lynn, 2 years old, and Donna Lou 2
weeks. All her married life was spent in Mt. Ayr.
She is survived by her husband Bill, her two children, David Lynn and Donna
Lou, her father and mother, John and Merle Borland, one sister, Catherine of
near Clearfield, and one brother, John of Lenox, her sister-in-law, niece and
nephews and a host of relatives and friends.
Her life centered around her family and her work.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 6th from the Methodist Church in
Mt. Ayr. Burial was in Mt. Ayr.
Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014