Shirley J. Ruedger, age 89, formerly of Carson City, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2019. Shirley was born in Carson City and lived there until 2010. She was one of eight children born to Floyd and Pearl McAlvey and the last to pass away. She graduated from Carson City High School in 1948 and went on to work as an administrative assistant for a number of businesses. She was also actively involved in the First Baptist Church of Carson City. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Merlin Ruedger; and great-grandson, Cole. She is survived by her six children, Linda, Brenda, Rebecca, Terry, Jeff, Lisa and their spouses; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will Saturday, February 23 at 2 PM at the Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell MI with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Michael McAlvey officiating. Interment Carson City Cemetery.