Shirley V. Ishmael

Alton | Sunday, October 10 2021

Shirley V. Ishmael, 85, died at 9:40 a.m. Sunday, October 10, 2021, at her home in Godfrey. Born December 8, 1935, in Florissant, MO, she was the daughter of George and Olinda (Albers) Meseke. She worked in data entry for the State of Missouri. She married George Adler. He preceded her in death. She married Clyde D. Ishmael on September 4, 1999. He preceded her in death on March 21, 2014.

Surviving is a step-daughter, Linda Steele (James), a step-son, Randy Adler, two step-grandchildren, and six step-grandchildren. Also, surviving are two nieces, Chris Turner and Edna Nichols, and several cousins and many friends.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 18, 2021, at Salem Lutheran Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. Memorials may be made to the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Godfrey. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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