OCONOMOWOC

Shirley E. MacKenzie

Oct. 2, 1921 Feb. 28, 2015

Shirley E. MacKenzie nee GruelShirley E. MacKenzie of Oconomowoc passed away on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the age of 93 years. She was born Oct. 2, 1921, in Milwaukee, to William and Helen Gruel. employed as a school cook for Stone Bank Elementary School as well as Muskego and UWM. Shirley was an OWL at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. She was a member of the YMCA Senior Club at Pabst Farms for 25 years, including senior member of the year. She was also a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 399 in Okauchee. Shirley married William O. MacKenzie on Jan. 15, 1944, in Milwaukee. She was formerly employed as a school cook for Stone Bank Elementary School as well as Muskego and UWM. Shirley was an OWL at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. She was a member of the YMCA Senior Club at Pabst Farms for 25 years including Senior member of the year. She was also a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 399 in Okauchee.

Shirley is survived by her children, Sandra Chrisien, William (Janice) MacKenzie, Robert MacKenzie and Kenneth (Rebecca) MacKenzie; her grandchildren, Kelly (Daniel) Koschnick, Kerry MacKenzie, Elyssa (Allen) Eli, Daniel MacKenzie, Michael (Theresa) Chrisien and Charles (Martina) Chrisien; and great-grandchildren, Cameron, Carson, Colin Koschnick, Aria Eli, Benjamin, Harrison and Grace Chrisien.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and husband, William, in 1997.

Friends may visit on Thursday, March 19, from 2:00 PM until time of memorial service 3:00 PM, all at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, N60-W35980 Lake Drive, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Lord of Life Lutheran Church.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.