Shirley Mae Krebs


Shirley passed away on Friday September 25th, 2020 just short of 93 years old. She was born on September 27th, 1927 to the late John Harold Brown Sr. and Madeline Stonebrook in Canton, Ohio where she resided until 1935 when her family moved to the Romulus, Michigan area where she attended Romulus High School and graduated in 1945.
She married Robert Evans Krebs May 8th, 1948 and they resided in the Wayne-Romulus, Michigan areas. They had two children, Randy and Marilyn. Shirley worked in the medical field for several doctors over the years while in Michigan. In 1982 Bob and Shirley semi-retired to Sun City West, Arizona where she soon became a Real Estate Agent for Del Webb Realty and later Ken Meade Realty. She enjoyed about 25 more years selling real estate in the area. She loved the work and made many true friendships along the way.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Marilyn, son-in-law Brad and only grandson Chad. She is also survived by 2 sisters in Michigan, many nieces and nephews, and an Aunt and cousins in Canton Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband Bob of 67 years, and her son Randy of Texas.
She will join her husband Bob in final resting at the Veteran’s National Cemetery in north Phoenix, AZ. A Family Memorial will be scheduled at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, Prayers are welcomed, and contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley - Sherman House. She was well cared for in her short journey “back home.