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Shirley Ann (Nyland) Longfellow

March 7, 1945 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Shirley Longfellow Obituary

Shirley Ann (Nyland) Amundson-Longfellow passed away peacefully in her home on December 28th, 2023, at the age of 78. Shirley was born in 1945 in Fosston MN, to parents, Iland and Viola Nyland.

Shirley will be remembered for her kindness, generosity, and warm spirit. She had a profound impact on those around her and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

As we bid farewell to Shirley, let us find solace in the cherished memories we hold dear and draw strength from the love she bestowed upon us. May her soul find eternal peace, and may her memory forever be a source of inspiration and comfort to us all.

She is survived by her two children, Kelly Amundson and Beth Lapp; grandchildren, Brittney Stille, Allison (Josh) McPhee and Andrew Lapp; great grandchildren, Ryder, Sutton and Tripp McPhee; sister Linda (Arnold) Sundvall, brothers, Steve (Annette) Nyland, Dennis (Marilyn) Nyland, and Phillip (Jeri) Nyland. Numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Viola Nyland and Iland (Grace) Nyland; husband Eugene Amundson and daughter Lisa Marie Amundson; brother Darrel Nyland and sister Sheila Rodewald.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, January 6th, from 1pm-3pm at the Bemidji Eagles Club. It will be an opportunity for family and friends to come together, share memories, and honor Shirley’s life. A private burial service will be held in the spring for immediate family and friends.

May her soul rest in peace.

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A Celebration of Life
January 6, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bemidji Eagles Club
1270 Neilson Avenue
Bemidji, MN 56601


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