Eileen K. Shea, 89
K. Shea, 89, formerly of the town of Osceola, a resident of Touchstone
Living Center in North Fond du Lac, passed away Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011 at
St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.
She was born in the town of Mitchell on Dec. 29, 1921 the daughter of the
late John and Celia Grimes Scannell. She graduated from Sheboygan County
Normal School in 1943 and taught at Rathburn for four years and at
Armstrong for four years. On Sept. 7, 1946 she married Leo J. Shea at Our
Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Armstrong. She was a member of Shepherd
of the Hills Catholic Church, the Altar Society, the Rosary Club, Our Lady
of Angels Choir, Emerald Heirs Irish Club and was a 4-H leader. Eileen
took a special joy in her family and was especially proud of her
grandchildren and her great-grandson.
Survivors include her sons William (Linda) Shea of Campbellsport and Tim
Shea of Cottage Grove, her daughters Kathy (Tom) Theisen of Fond du Lac
and Colleen Shea and Jeff Ebert of Manitowoc, her grandchildren Rachel and
DanShea, Aaron, Ben and Gary Shea and Ryan and Alex Theisen, her
great-grandson Adrian Shea, her brother-in-law Paul Jung, nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband
Leo on Aug. 31, 1985 and her sisters Laura Havey and Rosemary Jung.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Shepherd of
the Hills Catholic Church, W1562 County Road B, Eden. Rev. Joseph
Juknialis will officiate and burial will follow in Our Lady of Angels
Visitation will be Thursday Nov. 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral
Home, 109 W. Main St., Campbellsport, and on Friday from 10 a.m. until
time of Mass at the church.
Memorials are appreciated for Masses or to Father Mike Shea.
Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online
guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.
The family extends a special thank you to the wonderful staff at
Touchstone Living Center and St. Agnes Hospital and to Sister Julia.