Shelley Dawn Robertson, 44, of Indianapolis, formerly of Shelbyville

Shelley Dawn Robertson, 44, of Indianapolis, formerly of Shelbyville passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at her home.


She was born May 19, 1976, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Larry Robertson and Lisa (Bastin) Lay.

Shelley is survived by her father of Shelbyville; mother and step-father, Allen Lay, of Shelbyville; significant other, Matt Daniels of Indianapolis; brother, Matt Robertson and wife, Cassy, of Shelbyville; sister, Holly Robertson and significant other, Wendell Stewart, of Waldron; step-son, Jay Daniels and spouse, Will Flohr, of Greenwood; brother-in-law, Sean Daniels and wife, Starie, of Indianapolis; former sister-in-law, Erin Harmon of Shelbyville; nieces, Tatum Robertson and Leila Stewart; and nephews, Sam Robertson, Brayden Stewart, Joel Stewart, Ethan Lay and Camdyn Lay.


She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Robert and Wilma Jean Bastin; and paternal grandparents, Paul and Myrtie Robertson.


Shelley graduated in 1994 from Shelbyville High School, and received her bachelors degree in psychology from Hanover College. While attending high school and college, Shelley enjoyed playing softball.


For over 20 years, she was a social worker wrap around facilitator, for Community Health East Gallahue.


Shelley loved sea turtles and was very concerned about their rehabilitation.


She also enjoyed music, sewing and crafting.


Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2021 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.


Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Rev. Bill Horner officiating.

Inurnment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, Florida 33767 or American Lung Association, 115 W. Washington St., Suite No. 1180-South, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204.


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