Shirley M. Baese died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the age of 82. She was born April 25, 1936 in Lansing, MI the daughter of Floyd and Cathryn (Allen) Bulock. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ladies Altar Society and a former Old Kent Bank employee. On April 28, 1979 she married Robert O. Baese and he preceded her in death on February 23, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Nancy Mixon. Surviving are two daughters, Peggy (Steve) Marek and Cathy (Art) Gallegos; five grandchildren, Chad (Cindy) Marek, Brent Marek, Matthew (Marisa) Marek, Lindsay Gallegos (Kevin Bryant) and Monique Gallegos (David Benavides); eight great grandchildren, Chelsea (Jared) Marble, Cody, Haley, Ethan, and Juliette Marek, Jesten Gallegos, Brad Sandlin and Tyson Bryant; one sister, Linda (Bob) Kirby. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday, December 21, 2018 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns with Rev. Fr. Michael Williams officiating. Interment will take place at 2:00 PM at Deepdale Memorial Gardens, Lansing. The family will receive relatives and friends 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, December 20 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Compassus Hospice 810 S. Waverly Rd. Suite 200 Lansing, MI 48917.