Last updated 10/15/2020 at 2:19pm
Shirley Ann Klein died at Palouse Country Assisted Living on October 7, 2020 at age 86. She was born to Henry and Anna Benzel on October 20, 1933 in Ritzville, WA.
Shirley was the 10th child and last survivor of the Benzel family. She loved her siblings, who along with her parents preceded her in death, Fred, Vic, Larry, Art, Melvin, Everett, Esther, Ilene and Dorothy.
She attended Ralston and Ritzville schools and often talked about the time when riding the school bus from Ralston to Ritzville the tire fell off and rolled ahead of the bus while traveling down a hill. Throughout her life,...