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Shirley Ann Gough

Shirley Ann Gough July 7, 1935 - Jan. 22, 2014

ERIE, KA - Shirley Ann Gough, 78, of Erie, died at 6 pm Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, KA.

She was born July 7, 1935, at Willmar, MN, to Harvey C. And Ruby S. (Isaacson) Mattson.

Here first marriage was to Ervin Van Hove, and they later divorced.

She married Glen Gough on July 23, 1980, at Galesburg. He preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 2007.

Mrs. Gough enjoyed going to garage sales, studying the Bible and watching the Trinity Broadcasting Network. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the American Legion.

Survivors include four sons, Bradley W. Van Hove of Pine Mountain, GA, Larry A. Van Hove of Raymond, MN, Steven R. Van Hove of Willmar, MN, and David C. Van Hove of Renville, MN. A daughter, Connie Gough of Erie. Two stepsons, Tad N. Gough of Seattle and Michael A. Gough of Washington State. A step daughter, Cherie Gough of Seattle. 27 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Lois Wahl of Renville, MN.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Rebekah Underhill, in 2003 and Lois Lindsay, in 2005, and a stepdaughter, Barbara Beers in 2008.

Memorial service for family and friends will be at Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Pennock, MN, Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Donations to be sent to Rice Memorial Hospital Hospice.