Shirley A. Fischer (nee Delcore)

Shirley A. Fischer (nee Delcore), 65, of Newburg died on Thursday, July 22, 2010, at The Kathy Hospice.

She was born March 16, 1945, in Beaver to the late Clarence and Gladys (nee Crozier) Delcore.

Shirley was the caregiver for her son David for the past 27 years. She was proud to have a green thumb. Shirley enjoyed spending time with her family, especially camping and cooking big meals for everyone.

Survivors include her five children, Ronald of West Bend, Patrick (Angela) of West Bend, Scott (Nicole) of Waukesha, David of Newburg and Amanda of Newburg; was the proud grandmother of Grant and Lauren and was awaiting the birth of Scott and Nicole’s son. She is further survived by her siblings, Phyllis (Fred) Hafemann of Leroy, Wayne Delcore of Allenton, Karen (Ed) Bergmann of Slinger, Ronnie Delcore of West Bend and Henry (Nancy) Delcore of Campbellsport; her brother-in-law Dale Adams of Elkhart Lake; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Gladys Delcore; her sister, Cheryl Adams; and her sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Delcore.

Visitation will be on Tuesday at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend from 3 p.m. until a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, July 28, at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg with the Rev. Don Zerkel presiding. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials for the benefit of the family are appreciated.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at

Shirley’s family would like to extend a special Thank You to the nurses and staff at The Kathy Hospice and the doctors and nurses at the Alyce and Elmore Kraemer Cancer Care Center for the kind and loving care given to Shirley. We would also like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Janet Geib and Lynn Wernicke for their compassionate and helpful care.