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Shelley Eitel

1950 – 2022

Shelley Lynn McDuffie Eitel has gone to meet her mother and father in heaven on May 15, 2022. She loved life and her friends and family and her pets. Shelley did work in health care and her most recent work was for Augustana in Minneapolis. She also went on to work for Ribnick Fur as a seamstress. She married Jon Eitel in 2002 and the pair moved to Menahga in 2011. Jon and Shelley were poised to redo their vows on their 20th Anniversary in September, but the Lord had other plans for her.

Shelley is survived by her husband Jon and son Jon Jr. and her pets Gracie and Tinker. She was preceded in death by her father Albert McDuffie of San Diego, CA and mother Donna Vinge McDuffie who died when Shelley was in her 20s from a boating accident.

Shelley leaves behind three loving sisters: Susan Kaul of Minneapolis, Mary McDuffie of Minneapolis, and Sharon (Greg) Kratz of Minneapolis; one brother Michael McDuffie of San Diego, CA; two step brothers: Eddie and David McDuffie of New Ulm, MN and one step sister Angela McDuffie of San Diego, CA; also two grandchildren, Lashayla and Joseph Eitel.

Memorial Services for Shelley will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Our Saviors Lutheran in Sebeka with visitation one hour prior to the service. Lunch will follow. Inurnment later at Green Hill Cemetery Sebeka, MN.

Arrangements are entrusted to Wevley Funeral Home of Sebeka. Online condolences may be left at

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