October 22, 2018 Shirley A. Pottratz Nee Houg, passed away after 87 years shared with many loved ones. Born at home in Bushnell, SD to Joseph and Cora Belle Houg. She was preceded in death by her parents, and 5 of her 6 brothers and sisters. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Friend. Shirley worked in many fields over the years while raising her 3 children: Tonette Hassell, Tucson, AZ, Darrell W Pottratz, Grand Junction, Co. and Bradley W. Pottratz (Amber), Amarillo, Tx and a step son Jerry Pottratz (Angela) Rapid City, SD and will be missed dearly by them. Also having shared her life is her grandson Robert Schmig (Karen), Keith Pottratz (Cassidy),Amanda Pottratz. She also has 9 great grandchildren and one on the way.
As per her request there will be no services. She said “Tell them to buy themselves something nice and think of me when the wear it.”
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Oasis Cremation and Funeral Care