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Shirley Leclercq


Shirley Ann Leclercq, age 75 of Franklin, Indiana, formerly of Shelbyville, Ind., passed away Sept. 4, 2019 at Otterbein Senior Life in Franklin. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, April 15, 1944, the daughter of the late Cyril Kurnat and Lavern (Brinkman) Slukis. She married Richard A. Leclercq in 1961, and he preceded her in death in 2017.

Shirley is survived by her children, Richard R. (wife, Cynthia) Leclercq of Franklin, Ronald A. Leclercq of Chicago,

Danielle Leclercq of Madison, Ind., and Kimberly (husband, William) Rusnak of Illinois; her siblings, Michael Slukis

of Arizona, Debbie (Dave) Williams of Illinois, Kathy (Jody) Bullock of Indiana, Larry Slukis of Illinois, and

Roberta Slukis of Tennessee. She also is survived by 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother, Bill Kurnat; and one grandson, Justice Leclercq.

Shirley had lived in this area for 20 years after living in Illinois.

She was a courier with Johnson County Memorial Hospital.

Shirley enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, whom she loved dearly.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Rd., Shelbyville, Ind., with Rev. David Humphrey officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Burial will be at Whispering Hope Cemetery, Shelbyville, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Shirley to Roberta Slukis in care of the funeral home.