Shawn Searls, age 60, passed away on June 23, 2020 following a warrior’s fight with multiple health challenges. Shawn was born on April 5, 1960, in Miller, South Dakota to Leroy and Donna Campbell. She attended grade school and high school in Hand County, South Dakota. Shawn completed floral design school in Denver, Colorado following high school. She met Jerry Waldner while working at Seibrecht’s Florist in Aberdeen, South Dakota. They were married in 1985 and moved to Portland, Oregon. They divorced in 2002. Shawn worked for many years in the insurance industry and was known for excellence in all she did.
Shawn married Leonard Searls February 22, 2004. They loved camping and fishing together, watching family sporting events, adventures with their grandsons and an annual trip to South Dakota to visit extended family. She was a friend to all and in every family celebration or crisis Shawn was first on the scene ready to lend a hand. She was a gifted florist and many family members and friends were recipients of her beautiful floral arrangements. She was a crafter, jewelry designer and crocheted beautiful afghans for many family members. Shawn loved angels. Today she is surrounded by a heavenly host of angels.
Shawn was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Delvin and George Campbell, and sister Sheila Rediger. She is survived by loving husband Lenny Searls, her sisters Sherry Fanning (Jeff), Sharlene Skinner (Lee), brother Gerald Campbell (Becky), brother-in-law Ben Rediger and sister-in-law Heidi Bailey, along with brothers-in-laws Steve, Doug, Terry and one sister-in law Julie, six stepchildren Butch, Rick, Mark, Mike, Jennifer and Brian, her beloved grandchildren and all her nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to the Family of Shawn Searls, 390 Emily Ln, Harrisburg, OR 97446.