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Shirley Mae Stiegman

June 23, 1926 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Shirley Stiegman Obituary

Shirley Mae Stiegman, 97, passed away on January 6, 2024. Shirley was born June 23, 1926, the daughter of Harvey and Jennie (Brown) Adams on the family dairy farm south of Clinton, WI in Manchester Township, Boone County, IL.

She attended a one-room school from 1st through 8th grade which was known as the Fish School. She graduated in 1944 from Capron High School in Capron, IL, the only one of her 10 siblings to do so.

Shirley was a lifetime member of Women of the Moose for over 50 years; serving as Senior Regent twice. She received her Women of the Moose College degree in 2016 in Nashville, TN. She cherished her time volunteering and friendships made over the many years she was physically able to call the Moose her second home.

She loved to knit and sew and took great pride in making many sweaters over the years for family.

Shirley married Woodrow Stiegman in March 1951. She is survived by daughter Jennie Hatley of Elgin, IL, and Debra (Darrell) Perkins of Harvard, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband Woodrow, son Woodrow Jr., son-in-law Bradley Hatley, 6 brothers, 4 sisters, her second husband Robert York, and third husband James Ulrich.

Visitation will be Monday, January 15 from 9 to 11 AM with services to follow at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner Street, Harvard. A luncheon will follow at noon at the Moose Lodge in Harvard. Burial will be private.

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January 15, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home
107 W. Sumner Street
Harvard, IL 60033

Funeral Service
January 15, 2024

11:00 AM
Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home
107 W. Sumner Street
Harvard, IL 60033


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