Sergeant Bluff

Shirlee Elaine Mogensen, 88, of Sergeant Bluff, passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Sergeant Bluff.

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Burial will be in Graceland Park Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be noon until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be directed to

Shirlee, the daughter of Charles and Genevieve (Halverson) McClary, was born on Oct. 13, 1928, in Sioux City. She married Gene R. Mogensen on Nov. 19, 1949, at Morningside Lutheran Church. They lived in Sergeant Bluff their entire married life, where she and her husband farmed. Gene passed away on July 15, 2005.

Shirlee enjoyed going with family and friends to WinnaVegas and she always won.

Shirlee is survived by three children, Dennis (Jane) Mogensen of Colorado Springs, Colo., Cherie Mogensen of Mesa, Ariz., and David (LouAnn) Mogensen of Sergeant Bluff; one sister, Maxine Petersen of Hartley, Iowa; five grandchildren, Joel, Becky, Jacob, Aimee, and Dane; three great-grandchildren, TJ, Kendall, and Gracie; and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene; two brothers; and three sisters.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Children's Miracle Network.

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