Nina Marie Shurig, 94, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Woodlands Nursing Home in Newburgh.

She was born Dec. 15, 1915 in Lucasvile, Ohio.

 She was a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Boonville and retired many years ago as a floral designer on Franklin Street in Evansville. Her hobby was designing beautiful flower arrangements. She never met a stranger. She loved people and loved life and lived her life to the fullest, being an active member for many years in The Garden Club, Tri Kappa, bridge clubs and Newcomers Club.

Survivors include her son, Larry E. Shurig and his wife, Sue Anne, of Newburgh; two granddaughters, Tracy Ann Maxwell and Jill Marie DeGraffenreid; three great-granddaughters, Emily Ann Maxwell, Grace Elizabeth Maxwell and Josie Marie DeGraffenreid; one niece, Connie (John) Oxby; two nephews, John Shurig and Joe Shurig.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Charles Lawrence “Red” Shurig in 1996; her parents, Martin E. and Josie B. (Stone) Coale; and a brother, Louis E. Coale.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 at Koehler Funeral Home Boonville Chapel with the Rev. John Lefler, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City.

Visitation will be from noon until the service hour Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Dr. Michael Allen, the staff at Woodlands Nursing Home, and Asera Care hospice and Rev. John Lefler, Jr. for the compassion, prayers and comfort for our family.