Shelley Kay Tenquist

Shelley Kay Tenquist

Shelley Kay Tenquist (formerly Stalpes, Johanson) passed away in her home on February 24, 2017 at the age of 55.
Shelley was born in Cambridge, MN on May 28, 1961. She graduated from Duluth East High School in 1979. Shelley practiced cosmetology before moving into a role as a stay at home mother and then finally moving onto her passion of working as a registered nurse, primarily in home health care after graduating from North Hennepin Community College in 2001. Shelley was a passionate, loving, and caring woman who always put the needs of others before herself. She enjoyed many outdoor activities including gardening, fishing and waterskiing, and she was an excellent cook. She also had a passion for taking care of her cats and other family pets.
She is survived by her two sons, Benjamin (Kendra) Stalpes and Andrew Stalpes; parents Douglas and Darlene Johanson; siblings Laurie (Arlan) Holmes, Dianne (Habib) Tajik, Robert Johanson, and Jill (Tom) Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her sister Christine Seguin, brother Gordon Johanson, and nephew Aaron Holmes.
Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 10th at Peace Lutheran Church, 1000 Red River Ave. N., Cold Spring, MN 56320. Burial service will be private.

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