Shirley M. Stern, 87
Sept. 19, 1928 — July 13, 2016

Shirley M. Stern (nee Otto), 87, of Kewaskum, found peace Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

She was born Sept. 19, 1928, to the late Timotheus and Frieda (nee Schmidt) Otto in West Bend. She graduated from West Bend High School in 1946. She worked for the local electric company. On Feb. 28, 1953, she was united in marriage to Harold “Schnookie” Stern in West Bend. She raised her two sons. In 1967 she went to work at Regal Ware until she retired in 1988. Shirley enjoyed playing sheepshead, Yahtzee and doing word-search puzzles. She liked listening to polka music. She will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her son, Tom Stern, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold; son, Michael; brother, Harvey Otto; and sister, Betty (Robert) Marialke.

A funeral service in remembrance of Shirley will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 18, at the Myrhum Patten Miller and Kietzer Funeral Home (215 Forest Ave., Kewaskum). Burial will follow at St. Lucas Memorial Park.

The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Monday from noon until the time of service.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at The Kathy Hospice for all their help and care.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Shirley’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at