Shirley Rose Krenn, 90 |
May 7, 1925 -- Sept. 11, 2015
Mrs. Shirley Rose Krenn, of Port Washington, passed away Sept. 11, 2015, at Ellenís Home in Port Washington. She was 90 years old.
Shirley was born May 7, 1925, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Paul and Anna (nee Thiele) Boerner. On Sept. 7, 1946, she was united in marriage with Gordon Krenn in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death in 2013.
Shirley was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who took great pride in caring for her family. For 25 years, she worked as a real estate broker in Ozaukee County.
She is survived by her five children and their families: Kathleen (Lawrence Hass) Krenn and their sons Christopher (Joanna) and great-grandchildren Mason, Liam, and Daniel (Courtney) and great-grandchildren Rowan and Eleanor; Gregory and his son Joar; Elizabeth (Rick) Klimas and their children Jessica (Brian), Jason (Ann), Joshua and Jodie; Michael (Linda) and their children, Caitlin (Erin Daly), Samuel, Chelsea, Anthony, Anna, Gabriel and Nicole; and Katherine (Rick) Caroselli and their d a u g h t e r , Hokulani. Additional survivors include sister, Ann (George) Brown; brother, Donald Boerner; sister-in-law, Shirley Boerner; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 11 a.m. at Open Door Bible Church, 3420 Highway LL, Port Washington. The family will receive visitors at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Shirley will be laid to rest at Graceland Cemetery in Milwaukee beside her husband, Gordon. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to Milwaukee College Preparatory School at 2449 N. 36th St. Milwaukee, WI 53210.
The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at