January 3, 2023
Shirley Chamley, 71, died on January 3rd, 2023, at Edgewood Vista in Sioux Falls, after a long battle against Alzheimer’s. She was born on February 16, 1951, to William and Alma (Hell) Krogman in Flandreau, South Dakota. She attended Tidd Country Grade School as well as Spafford Elementary School in Flandreau, and graduated from Flandreau High School in 1969, the first class to graduate from the new high school building. She graduated from Nettleton Commercial College in Sioux Falls on September 4, 1970. Shirley was united in marriage to Robert Chamley on July 9, 1971, in the Second Presbyterian Church in Flandreau to which union two children were born, Katie and Tony. Shirley was employed for a time at Kreiser’s Inc., Medical Supply in Sioux Falls, and later she was employed by Cargill at various locations until her retirement after 30 plus years of employment. She was also the Financial Officer for the City of Trent for many years and was very active in the promotion of the Trent Area Scholarship Foundation. Shirley enjoyed bowling, playing cards, fun trips with her sisters, traveling with the Trent Red Hats and spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter Katie (Clayton) Linenberg of Flandreau, her son Tony (Tammy) Chamley of Dell Rapids, five grandchildren, Harley, Katrina and Jack Linenberg and Ashton and Rylee Chamley. She is also survived by two sisters, Diana Heyer, Dell Rapids, and Elaine (Ron) Hammer, Flandreau, a brother Bill Krogman, Sioux Falls, sister-in-law, Mary Krogman, Custer, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Fern Pendersen, a brother, Roger Krogman, a niece, two nephews, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A memorial visitation will be held from 2-4pm Saturday, January 14, with a prayer service beginning at 4pm at Skroch Funeral Chapel in Flandreau. A private family burial service will be held at a later date.
Funeral services were provided by Skroch Funeral Chapel.