Shirley Scott


Shirley M. Scott (Fried) passed away at St. Gabriel’s Benedictine Skilled Nursing Center on May 28th, 2024.  Funeral Service will take place on Monday, June 3rd, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, 615 E. Turnpike Ave, Bismarck, with Pastor Jonathan Walla officiating.  Burial will be held at Grace Lutheran Cemetery in Driscoll.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Shirley was born on September 23rd, 1944, in Bismarck North Dakota to Reinhold and Elizabeth (Haid) Fried.  Shirley graduated from Driscoll High School and Bismarck Junior College.  She finished her degree in medical technology at St. Alexius Hospital where she would be employed for the rest of her professional career.

On July 1st, 1966, Shirley married Wesley (Wes) Scott in Bismarck, where they settled and raised their family.  She had been a resident of St. Gabriel’s for the past 3 years.

Shirley is survived by her daughter Lisa Koch and grandchildren William and Addison Koch, all of Bismarck, her son Jon (Julie) Scott and grandchild Stella of Kalispell, Montana.  She is also survived by her brother, Alvin of Driscoll, North Dakota.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister, and other loving family members.

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I will miss you always.
We have been friends since first grade. Oh some of the fun times we had. I have great memories. Till we meet again.

Oh what beautiful memories I have from growing up in Driscoll with you my friend. Rest in peace till we hold.a Driscoll reunion in heaven.

Lisa I am so sorry for your loss! Both of your parents were always so special to me growing up!!! Thoughts and prayers to you.

To Shirley’s family, I send prayerful sympathy! Shirley was so dedicated and a delightful co-worker at St. Alexius! Always a gentle smile, ready to assist graciously. I pray the God she served welcomes her to eternal joy and peace . Sincerely