Shirley Ann (Yetter) Brancheau, 88, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2024.

Shirley was born in Indianapolis on December 23, 1935 to Edwin and Grace (Ridout) Yetter. She was a force of nature and an absolutely wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was a graduate of Emmerich Manual HS. She held licenses in cosmetology, real estate sales and a Brokers’ license in real estate. She held positions as an optometric technician, did bridal alterations for several Indianapolis shops and sent countless brides and bridesmaids down the aisle in meticulously fitted gowns. She ended her career with FSSA in Indianapolis as an Administrative Assistant.

Shirley was the mother of seven children: Michael Brancheau, Susan (John) Edwards, Angelette Grafe, Kelley Brancheau, Daniel Brancheau (Debbie Seever), Sally (Ralph) Belknap and Wendy Brancheau.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Grace Yetter, her sister Helen Bliss and brother Ralph Yetter and three children, Michael, Kelley and Wendy.

She is survived by her children Susan, Angie, Dan and Sally, grandchildren Elizabeth (Jeff) Bryant, Trey Grafe and Tori (Jonathan) Penniston and great-grandchildren James and Vianne Bryant and Broxton Penniston.

A celebration of Shirley’s life will be held from 10:00am-Noon on Thursday, July 18th, 2024 at New Bethel Baptist Church (8936 Southeastern Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46239).

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity in her honor.