Shirley Bruno Butler

Shirley ButlerSeptember 8, 1931 — July 26, 2016

Shirley Bruno Butler, 84, passed away on July 26, 2016, in St. George, Utah, of complications due to Alzheimer’s.   She was born September 8, 1931, in Moroni, Utah, to Frank Bruno and Alice Brunner.

Shirley moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, as a child.  She attended Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, where she met her future husband, Ray Butler.  She waited for him while he served an LDS mission in Germany.  They were later married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Shirley and Ray moved to Aurora, Colorado. She later moved to St. George, Utah, after the death of her husband and had many friends there.

She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in the Relief Society and many other callings.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray; and daughters, Sharon and Marsha.  She is survived by her children: Raven Lynn of St. George, Utah; Karl (Michele) of Texas; son-in-law, Wayne (Marsha-deceased) Fox of Draper, Utah; sister, Sheila Harward, of Salt Lake City, Utah; brother, Richard, of Orem, Utah; 7 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Memory Matters of Utah, (435) 319-0407, 168 N. 100 East, St. George, Utah 84770.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Spring Garden Senior Living Center staff for the love and care given to Shirley for the past four years.

Funeral Services

  • Graveside services will be held, Saturday, July 30, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. at the Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 E. 400 North, Spanish Fork, Utah.
  • A visitation will be held Saturday, prior to graveside services, at 11 a.m. at Walker Mortuary, 187 S. Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.

For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit Metcalf Mortuary online.   

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