Lynn M. Kauper, 46

Lynn M. Kauper (Shortt), 46, of Hartford, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Watertown Memorial Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 19, 1961, in Oconomowoc to Charles and Shirley (Connell) Shortt.

Lynn enjoyed listening to music, spending time with her grandchildren and collecting jewelry.

She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and taught preschool in Hartford for 25 years.

Lynn was a member of St. Aidan’s Episcopal church of Hartford. Lynn fought a courageous battle with a rare illness for the past five years.

Lynn is survived by her daughters, Sheila (Todd) Sullivan, Nicole and Quinton Kauper all of Hartford; three grandchildren, Gavin, Lacie and Harley; her parents, Charles and Shirley Shortt of Hartford; one brother, Steven Shortt of Hartford; one sister Lisa (Dwain) Schmidt of Jackson; her fiancé Roger Oxford of Ixonia. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael; and her grandparents.

Funeral services for Lynn will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford with Fr. Mike Tess and Fr. Gary Lambert officiating.

Visitation will be on Friday at the funeral home from 3 to 6 p.m.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family, 673-9500;