Shirley M. Liermann, 76

Shirley M. Liermann (nee Truenbenbach), 76, of West Bend, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend. She was born in Milwaukee on May 7, 1940, to the late Walter and Arlene (Goedde) Truenbenbach. She married Paul Liermann on Aug. 25, 1957. Shirley had been employed by The Threshold and was a lifelong member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Paul; daughters, Laural Haessly of St. Paul, Minnesota, and Karen (Cliff) Hall of Janesville; seven grandchildren, Nicholas Haessly (Melissa Christianson), Katie (Alex) Dickenson, Dakota, Trisha, Olivia, Martin and Elliott Hall; six great-grandchildren, Emma, Connor and Evangeline Haessly, Jameson Christianson, and Ella and Ivy Dickenson; sister, Judy (Brian) Harris; sister-in-law, Sharon (Ronald) Geidel; and other close family and friends. Shirley is preceded in death by great-granddaughter, Gianna Haessly; sister-in-law, Lucille (Orville) Kocher; and brothers-inlaw, Elroy (Harriet) Liermann and Carl (Myrtle) Liermann. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church (462 Meadowbrook Drive, West Bend) with the Rev. Joseph Fisher presiding. The visitation will be held Sunday at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. Interment will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Washington County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Washington County Humane Society (3650 Highway 60, Slinger, WI 53086) or Pilgrim Lutheran Church.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.