SODA SPRINGS — Shirley Ruth Seamons Dursteler, 71, of Soda Springs, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2006, at the Caribou Memorial Hospital in Soda Springs. She was born December 3, 1934, at Preston, Idaho, the daughter of Daniel Duane and Alice Gamble Saxton Seamons. Shirley was raised and educated in Preston, she had also lived in Paul, Idaho. Kimberly, Idaho and the last 42 years in Soda Springs. She married Leo Dursteler July 22, 1953 in Preston.
Shirley bowled on a league with her daughters for a few years; she enjoyed reading, watching football and baseball. She loved her family and was extremely proud of her grandchildren.
Shirley is survived by her husband, Leo Dursteler of Soda Springs; three daughters and their spouses, Dana Lea (Lynn) Moore, Soda Springs, Jody (Jerry) Dietz, Pocatello, and Lori (Scott) Forsgren, Corinne, Utah; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald (Carole) Seamons, Preston, Idaho; two sisters; Gwen (Bob) Hadley, Swan Lake, Idaho, Linda Griggs, Phoenix, Ariz.; and a brother-in-law, Johnny Martin, Preston, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Fern Martin.