Shirley Mae Anderson



Shirley Mae (Richey) Anderson — 90 years young — died Dec. 7, 2018.

She was born on Aug. 22, 1928 to Leland and Beatrice (Madson) Richey in Marmarth, N.D.

Shirley is survived by her children and their spouses: Robert and Heather Rieman, Douglas and Katherine Rieman and Deborah Rieman; and stepson Gary and Vicky Anderson. All her children were with her at the hospital throughout the illness that took her.

She is remembered with love by eight grandchildren: Sean Rieman, Dana Rieman, Christopher Johnson, Jason Rieman, Christina (Rieman) Picker, Brian Rieman, Sarah (Rieman), Allen and Jessica Webb, and by 19 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband John V. Anderson; parents, Leland and Beatrice Richey; and sisters Kathryn Ingalls, Sharon Joslyn and, recently, Beverly Elbert.

A celebration of life will be held at the Mariposa Senior Center at 5246 Spriggs Lane in Mariposa on Feb. 2, 2019 at 2 p.m.

4 responses to “Shirley Mae Anderson”

  1. Phil and Lynda says:

    Your mom will always have a special place in our hearts. She was an incredibly gracious hostess ….. spending time at her home in Mariposa was something we always looked forward to. We will hold our memories with her and John close to our hearts forever.
    Our love to her wonderful family. We love you.

  2. Kathy & Bob Bendele says:

    I have very special memories of being in Mariposa with your family…….thank you for that😉👍🏼
    The little birdie that Shirley had for all of us girls when we were visiting……I had on my table and I thought of her often when ever I looked at it😁
    So sorry for your loss….we love you all ❤️
    Kathy & Bob Bendele

  3. Karen Demattei says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. May Shirley RIP.

  4. Ann Fahey says:

    My name is Ann Fahey, I am a member of the Madera County Cowbelles. Shirley will be greatly missed by our club but especially by me. She was always so kind and helpful and so willing to do things. Her passing took me by surprise. I am truly sorry for your loss.

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