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1410 E Bowman Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88001-3001
Phone: (575) 526-2419
Fax: (575) 526-7944
Shirley Stryker

Shirley Stryker (harper)

May 13, 1935 - November 11, 2020
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Obituary

Shirley H. Stryker, 85, died on November 11, 2020 with her family by her side in Las Cruces, NM.

Shirley was born on May 13, 1935 in Beckville, Texas to Smutt and Ethel Harper. She had a sister, Mary Gillett and brother, Graham Harper. Shirley lived in Texas and California before finally settling in La Mesa, NM then in Las Cruces, NM. Shirley graduated from Las Cruces High in 1953 which was located on Alameda St. Shirley and her classmates remained friends and survivors reunited annually. After graduation, Shirley worked as a secretary at White Sands Missile Range in the NIKI program. Finally as an Administrative Assistant at New Mexico State University for 25 years until her retirement. In 1956, Shirley married Gerald Stryker and they remained together for 54 years until his death on January 2, 2011.

Shirley interests later in life consisted of reading, traveling with friends, playing the slot machines at Inn of the Mountain of Gods, and spending time with her family.

Shirley is survived by her three children, Ronna Promani, Russell Stryker (Karen), and Leslie Miller (Chris) all of Las Cruces NM; three grandchildren Owen Stryker and Shelby Stryker of Las Cruces NM, and Sydney Briggs (Cody) of Ogden, Utah; four great grandchildren Trinity Briggs, Faith Briggs, Levi Briggs, and Eve Briggs of Ogden, Utah; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, sister, brother, husband Gerald, and son-in-law David Promani.

A private burial service will be held on November 20, 2020 at 10:00 am at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Due to Covid health restrictions, live streaming of burial is available www.getzcares.com. Public visitation will be held on November 19, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Getz Funeral Home located 1410 E. Bowman Ave, Las Cruces NM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to your favorite charity or to Encompass Hospice.
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Dave and Debra Gillett

Posted at 11:05am
Our deepest condolences to Russell, Ronna, Leslie and their families. Shirley was a wonderful Aunt. Her kindness and laughter will be truly missed.

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Gary

Posted at 08:18pm
Russel, Leslie and Ronna,

I’m saddened to hear about Shirleys passing. May God comfort you and give you strength through this sad time.
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Sally Kosnick

Posted at 03:07pm
Miriam and I are sad to hear of Shirley's passing! We have known her since our childhood and know she was an awesome lady! Lee and Margaret were such a big part of our young lives and events with the Stryker clan will always remain as special memories to us.
Our thoughts and prayers go to Ronna, Russell and Leslie and your families at this difficult time. We hope you all have many happy memories of good times together with Shirley to help you celebrate her life! Peace and Love, Sally (Whittles) Kosnick and Miriam (Whittles) Salazar
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MaryKay Brady

Posted at 09:54pm
Okay traveling buddy, please know that when all this Covid business is over, we should be continuing our travels--you, me and Virginia.

Our trip to Costa Rica was magical-----------I did confess our secret-------don't be mad at me, my friend.

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MaryKay Brady

Posted at 09:50pm
We had some wonderful adventures together.
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