May 15, 2021

Shirley Ann Lindsey

April 24, 2021

Shirley Ann Lindsey, 87, of Colfax, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, at MercyOne in Des Moines. A graveside funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 28 at the Colfax Cemetery. There will be no visitation. The family will greet friends following the burial with a time of food and fellowship at the Howard Street Christian Church in Colfax. Memorials may be directed to the Colfax Senior Center or the Colfax Fire Department. Condolences may be left for the family at

The daughter of Ancel and Frances (Grover) Godwin, Shirley was born July 9, 1933, in Des Moines. On March 21, 1953, she was united in marriage to Wilbur C. Lindsey. Shirley enjoyed playing Fast Track with her friends and family, playing cards, golfing for many years, but most of all spending time and teasing her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Cindy (Will) Henderson, Debra (Bob) Wakitsch and Pam (Tom) Reed; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Wilbur; a son, Craig; a sister, Marilyn; and a brother, Paul.