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Shirley Ann Frafjord

December 26, 1936 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 84)


Shirley Ann Frafjord, of Moscow died Sunday August 29, 2021 at Bishop Place senior Living in Pullman.  She was 86.

Shirley was born in Werner, ND on January 6, 1935 to Clifford and Minnie Sivesind. She was raised in Dunn Center, ND and graduated from DC High School in 1953. Shirley attended Dickinson State College for a time.  Shirley met Thorman “Terry” Frafjord in ND and they were married Dec. 21, 1954, in Dunn Center, N.D. Together they had two sons and raised the family in North Dakota until 1968 when they moved to Moscow, Idaho.

In Moscow, Shirley worked as the secretary for Emmanuel Lutheran Church for several years before going to work for Bohman and later Fredrickson Insurance.

Shirley claimed to have raised most the children of North Dakota and Moscow. Since Shirley was never at a loss for words, one always knew where Shirley stood on most topics.

Shirley is survived by her two sons Michael (Lori) Frafjord of Rosemount, Minn., and Dean (Shannon) Frafjord of Troy, ID.; seven grandchildren Jaret (Erica) Frafjord of Oregon City, Ore., Karissa (Chris) Jacobson of Spokane, Wash., Lucas Frafjord of Rosemount, Minn., Thomas Frafjord of Rosemount, Minn., Peter Frafjord of Rosemount, Minn., Kristen Frafjord of Burien, Wash., and Cassidy McCrabb of Seattle, Wash.; four great-grandchildren Kjersti Jacobson of Spokane, Wash., Chloe Jacobson of Spokane, Wash., Lukas Frafjord of Oregon City, Ore., Markus Frafjord of Oregon City, Ore.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband Terry and her brothers, Hilmer, Lyle, Dale and Harry Sivesind.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Short’s Funeral Chapel in Moscow. 

The family suggests memorials be made to the Light a Candle Foundation at Gritman Medical Center.

To send flowers to Shirley's family, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
September 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Short's Funeral Chapel
1225 East 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83843

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