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“Shirley was just a genuine lady and lifted up the spirits of allot of people. I will always remember her for the bright sunshine that she brought to...Read More »
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“So sorry for the loss of your grandmother. Hugs and prayers ”
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“Our condolences to the family. Shirley and Bill knew my family from the visits over the decades to Lawrence Log Cabins. She was a great neighbor and...Read More »
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“I'm so sorry to hear about Shirley's passing. I have many fond memories of Shirley up on Marion Lake. She will be greatly missed. ”
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“We have many fond memories of time spent with Shirley and Bill on Marion Lake. Even though we were not really family, Shirley treated us with so much...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear of Shirley's accident and passing. She was such a kind, gentle soul and always with a smile. Will miss her in the summer at Marion...Read More »
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Age 92 of Shorewood, formerly of Frankfort passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

Shirley is survived by her loving family, daughter, Nancy (Lewis) House, siblings, Betty Lou Frelich, William (Joan) Elliott, grandchildren, Richard (Deborah) Satler, Robert W. (Iris) Strauch, Sandra Satler, great grandchildren, Danielle Satler, Caitlin Satler, Annike Strauch, Jake Strauch, Elle Strauch, Reid Strauch, Jaden Anderson and many nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, George & Viola Elliott (Conley), husband, William Strauch, son, Robert W. Strauch and brother-in-law, Joseph Frelich.

Shirley was a longtime member of Central Presbyterian Church in New Lenox. She greatly enjoyed sewing; especially making clown dolls for many newborn babies. Shirley will always be remembered for spending her summers with her family and friends at Lake Marion in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423. Funeral service, Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment, Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park, Willow Springs, IL. For information, or 815-485-3200.