Shirley Elsie Steadman passed away peacefully, on August 28, 2023, with her family by her side at Wibaux County Nursing Home due to complications of Dementia.
Shirley was born in Coalwood, MT to Russell and Dorothy (George) Churchill on July 12, 1937. Shirley joined sisters Ann and Georgia and later brother Alan completed the family. Shirley spent her younger years growing up in the Stacey area where she attended St. Labre Mission School in Ashland, MT and graduated high school in Broadus, MT.
Shirley and Eugene Burton Steadman were married on September 12, 1955, in Miles City, MT by Monsignor Hennesy. Shirley and Gene welcomed their three children, daughter Dixie Lee on June 26, 1956, daughter Carla Jean August 19, 1960 and son Eugene Brent February 7, 1963.
Shirley is survived by her husband Gene, daughter Carla (Louis) Begger, son Brent Steadman, grandchildren Ashley Irion (Chauncy Whitworth), Cady Irion, Kelly Irion, Brandy Solo, Elliott and Laura Steadman and one great-granddaughter Alivia Irion. Shirley is preceded in death by daughter Dixie Lee Steadman.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Wibaux County Nursing home or the charity of one’s choice.