Shelby J. Coffey, 70


Shelby J. Coffey, (nee Pearson), 70, of the town of Erin, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2011 at her residence.

Shelby was born June 22, 1941 in Chicago, Ill. to Carl and Harriet (nee Harper) Pearson. She was united in marriage to John Coffey on Sept. 28, 2001 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Monches.

Shelby spent most of her nursing career with Medical Associates working with the terminally ill.

She enjoyed painting, reading, traveling to Hawaii and was an avid Brewers fan.

Shelby is survived by her husband John; her children Julie (David) Dahleen of Manitowoc, Scot (Marissa) Jensen of Tennessee, Pam Brown of California, Lorrie (Steve) Schaefer of Illinois, David (fiancé Mary) Jensen and Stephen (Jennifer) Jensen all of West Bend, Benjamin (JoAnn) Jensen of Sheboygan; her grandchildren Michael (Kayla), Jacob, Zahnder, Draike, Marissa, Rachel, Rebecca, Jeff, Dustin, Nathan, Zachary, Meghan, Ryan, Ashley, and Ethan; her great granddaughter Hailey; her brother Carl (Kathy) Pearson of Illinois; and her special friend Rita.

Shelby was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian burial Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, (formerly St. John Catholic Church) W302 N9583 O’Neil Road, Monches, with Fr. Tony McCarthy officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, and on Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family, (262) 673-9500 or
www.shimonfuneralhome.com.