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Subject: [GV] obiit Shirley A. Kuester d.o. Frank & Elvira BEHRENSPRUNGBaumert sis Sagal KUESTER
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 15:56:16 -0700
Elsie Beresprung b 1897 d.o. Christ Beresprung and Berta GOTH m 19 Aug
1916 Christian Schadt in Ebenezer, St Clair St, Sheboygan. Christian was
the son of Christian and Katharina per chuch records.
Shirley A. Kuester, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and
sister, age 72 of Settlement Court, formerly of Carmen Avenue, passed
away Monday afternoon, May 7, 2007 at Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa.
Born April 27, 1935 in Sheboygan, Shirley was a daughter of the late
Frank and Elvira Behrensprung Baumert. She attended area grade schools
and graduated from North High School.
In 1952, she married Richard Giersch. He preceded her in death on
January 2, 1982. In 1985, she married William Jurss who preceded her in
death on June 3, 1992. On October 18, 1993, she was united in marriage
to George J. Kuester who preceded her in death on November 9, 2006.
Shirley and her husband, Richard, owned and operated Auburn Lake Resort
from 1971 until 1980. She then worked at McDonald's as a hostess, at
Walmart as a sales associate, and most recently as a volunteer
grandparent for the Sheboygan Area School District.
She attended St. Peter Clavier Catholic Church. She enjoyed working in
her flower garden and making floral arrangements, was an excellent cook,
and was a gifted artist. Her greatest joy was the time she spent with
She is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Mark) Schmidling, Franklin,
Pamela (Jerome) Kuehl and Paula Schultz, both of Campbellsport, and
Donna (Bill) Ney, Two Rivers; 7 grandchildren, Eric and Jeffrey
Schmidling, both of Milwaukee, Stacey Schultz, Kewaskum, Michael
Schultz, Lomira, Justin Kuehl, Campbellsport, Mellissa (Justin) Hogan,
Minneapolis, MN, and Paul Solin, Manitowoc; one great grandson, Austin
Ksioszk, Fredonia; her sister, Barbara (Peter) Sagal and her brother,
Frank (Cathy) Baumert, both of Sheboygan; nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Shirley will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May
11, 2007 at the Lippert-Olson Funeral Home, 1132 Superior Avenue. Father
Michael Dineen will officiate. Family and friends are welcome at the
funeral home on Friday from 3:30 p.m. until the time of service.
Following cremation, inurnment will take place in Calvary Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established in her name for Hospice programs.
Condolences may be emailed to the family at
The Lippert-Olson Funeral Home has been entrusted with Shirley's
The Sheboygan Press
May 09, 2007