Shirley M. Muth

Dec. 7, 1929 -  June 26, 2009

Shirley M. Muth of Waukesha died unexpectedly Friday, June 26, 2009, at the age of 79.

Shirley was born in Mukwonago on Dec. 7, 1929, the daughter of George Schultz and Sophie (Hinz) Schultz. She loved to play games, including cards and dominoes.

Shirley will be deeply missed by her husband of 57 years, James “Jim,” and her children, Debbie (Tom) Greenwaldt of Waukesha, Mike (Barbara) Muth of Hartford and Steve (Mark Warner) Muth of Kihei Maui, Hawaii; grandchildren, Tim, Jeff and Eric; sister, Darlean Furst; sister-in-law, Erna Schultz; and stepbrother, Robert (Marge) Kostuck. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Victor Kostuck; brother, Elwyn Schultz; brother-in-law, Warren Furst; and stepbrother, Victor Kostuck.

A visitation for Shirley will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass today, June 30, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 Highway 59, Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. James Loehr will officiate. Entombment will take place at Prairie Home Cemetery immediately following the service.

Memorials in Shirley’s name may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, 2323 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 502, Wauwatosa, WI 53226, or to St. John Neumann Catholic Church (address above).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Service is serving the family. For further information, call 542-6609, or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, go to www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.