Shirley Dimmitt
Date of Birth
March 19, 1942
Riverside, California
Entered into Rest
April 21, 2022
Lincoln, Nebraska
Graveside Service

Friday, June 3, 2022 ~ 10:30 a.m.
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska


In care of the family for future designations.

Shirley Dimmitt, 80 of Ashland, NE passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln, NE.  She was born March 19, 1942 in Riverside, CA to Donald and Raida (Knoell) Kern. She attended Ashland Greenwood high school.  Shirley was united in marriage to LeRoy Dimmitt on January 12, 1963.

She was a waitress for 39 years working at several local restaurants in Ashland, NE. She was also a housekeeper at Mahoney State Park for several years.

Shirley is survived by her children, Debra (Lynn) Forsgren of Lincoln, Susan (Vern) Short of Ashland, and James (Lori) Dimmitt of Ashland; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Clifford (June) Kern of Ashland, Clayton Kern of Lincoln and Linda (Darrel) Kuhlman of Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Raida Kern; husband, LeRoy Dimmitt; great-grandson, Dylan Forsgren; twin-sister, Sharon (Charlie) Coffin.


Condolences for Shirley Dimmitt
    • April 22, 2022 - 4 weeks ago

    I am so very sorry about losing Shirley. We have been friends for many many years. I can still her laugh, which she loved to do. This picture is the best. RIP Shirley. Prayers and love to the family.

  2. Jessie James
    • April 22, 2022 - 4 weeks ago

    Dimmitt family I am so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful soul and she is going to be deeply missed

  3. Anonymous
    • April 22, 2022 - 4 weeks ago

    Amy and i are sorry to hear that your mom passed. Will miss talking to her

  4. Barbara McCreadie
    • April 23, 2022 - 4 weeks ago

    I look out my door, the car is gone, before I knew she would be back, now I know she won’t, the finality of that makes me sad, she and Oreo will be missed, she was a good friend and neighbor

  5. Carolyn J Blobaum
    • April 24, 2022 - 4 weeks ago

    So sorry to hear about Shirley. She always had a smile and was friendly to everyone. She will certainly be missed in this community. My sympathies to the family.

  6. Cheri Os
    • April 24, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    we will miss you very very much!

  7. Vana Rogers
    • April 25, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    Thinking of you all with Sympathy. Always visited with Shirley.

  8. Steven Tillman
    • April 25, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    So very sorry for your loss. RIP Shirley

  9. Anonymous
    • April 26, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    So very sorry for your loss. Shirley and Sharon both, were two of my favorite coworkers when I was younger. Always great attitudes, a lot of fun, and never a dull moment. We all will miss Shirley.

    • May 1, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    Dear Susie and family, I am so very sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. I always enjoyed speaking with her. She always had a nice smile!

    In deepest sympathy, Pam and John Kellogg

  11. Jack Martin
    • May 16, 2022 - 3 days ago

    She was a nice lady. I’m sorry for your loss

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