September 7, 2019 – Hustisford, WI – Shirley M. Wellhoefer (nee Held), 72, of Neosho, Wisconsin passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Aurora Medical Center in Hartford.
She was born on June 15, 1947 in Hustisford, WI. to Walter and Louise (nee Kreuser) Held. She was united in Marriage to Wayne Wellhoefer on May 2, 1970 in Neosho, WI.
Shirley enjoyed puzzles, angels, shopping, watching wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and the Brewers. She also loved flowers and her cats and dogs.
Shirley is survived by her husband Wayne of 49 years; children Kevin (Becky) Wellhoefer of Mayville, Tammy Plato of Hartford, and Kurtis (fiancé Sarah) Wellhoefer of Horicon; grandchildren Hunter, Carter, Teygan, Ashley, Jordan, and Rylee. Siblings Walter Jr. (Joanie) Held, Carol Whipple, Arlene Braun, Jerry (Bonnie) Held, Kenneth Held, Sharon (Gabe) Dragel, Donna Strehmel and Mary (Brian) Hagen; sister-in-law Sandy Pieper. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Joanne Steger, brother Joseph Held, brothers-in-law Eugene Steger, Robert Whipple, Everett Strehmel, and Al Pieper; father-in-law and mother-in-law Elton and Milly Wellhoefer.
Funeral services for Shirley will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St. Hartford, Wi. 53027, with Rev. David LaPlante officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home from 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. Interment at Hustisford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Crossroads Care Center (305 S. Clark St. Mayville, WI 53050) or to a Charity of one’s choice.