Shirley A. Helmer, 66
May 5, 1950
April 9, 2017

Shirley A. HelmerShirley A. Helmer (nee Hansen), 66, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 9, 2017, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend surrounded by her family.

She was born May 5, 1950, in Milwaukee to LaVerne and Mary (nee Roets) Hansen. Shirley was a dedicated employee of the Aurora Clinics, she enjoyed her one-week get-a-way to Door County, she was an active bowler and loved watching the wildlife around her. Shirley’s world evolved around her grandchildren and family time!

Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Bob; daughter, Vicki (Kevin) Weston; grandsons, Tyler (Isabella Roque) Nordby and Jerod Nordby; granddaughter, Olivia Weston; siblings, John (Vicki) Hansen, Kathleen Hansen, Janet (John) Reichert and Robert (Carol) Hansen; and siblings-in-law, Michael (Tracy) Helmer and Bonnie Helmer. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Shirley is preceded in death her parents and parents-in-law.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095). Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of the service (7 p.m.). Private entombment will be at Washington County Memorial Park.

Memorials are appreciated to the family.

A special thank you to all the staff of The Kathy Hospice for loving and compassionate care. The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or