Shelby J. Stricker

Jan. 20, 1938 - April 18, 2008

Shelby J. Stricker, 70, formerly of Waukesha and Beaver Dam, died Friday, April 18, 2008, with her loving family gathered around her at Continental Manor in Randolph. The former Shelby J. Kline was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Pewaukee, the daughter of Donald and Vida (nee Bellows) Kline.

On Oct. 20, 1984, she was united in marriage to Clarence Stricker; he preceded her in death in 2006. She enjoyed visiting with family and friends, bringing smiles and laughter to everyone around her. She also enjoyed doing crafts of many kinds.

Shelby will be sadly missed by her children, Jeffrey (Sherry) Reifsnider of Beaver Dam, Patricia (special friend Chris Alderson) Reifsnider of New Glarus, Barbara (August) Moen of Monticello and Michael (Kelly) Reifsnider of Oak Grove; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; her sister, Dorothy (George) Hook of Beaver Dam; brother-in-law, Bob (Arlene) Stricker of Waukesha; and all the many friends she made with residents and staff at Continental Manor.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon funeral service Thursday, April 24, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Jeff Meyer will officiate. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family, directed to her daughter, Patricia.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Continental Manor of Randolph and Hillside Hospice of Beaver Dam for their love and support during this difficult time.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.