Shirley Matheny Shirley Matheny, age 77, passed away peacefully on Friday March 22, 2013 at Greenfields of Geneva. She is survived by her loving husband, Chuck Matheny; Three children: Stephen Matheny of East Peoria, IL, Jeffrey (Lynne) Matheny of Canton, MI and Susan (Joel) Speckman of Elburn; Eight grandchildren: Milyne (Charles) Gaden and their children, Charles and Johnathan, Sarah (Kris) Roe, Caleb (Katelyn) Matheny, Meghan (Josh) Wolfe, Molly Speckman, Alexander Speckman, Claire Matheny and Emily Matheny and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Miley Unger, one brother, Kenneth Unger, and one daughter-in-law, Julie Matheny. Visitation will be Thursday March 28, 2013 at 2:30pm at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn. A memorial service celebrating Shirley's life will begin at 4pm at the funeral home. Rev. Ernst Rex, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Lily Lake, will officiate services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Shirley's name to benefit the "" and "Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)": Checks may be made to "" and "Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)" and mailed in care of the Shirley Matheny Family, P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at, where you can view her full life story.

Funeral Home

Conley Funeral Home
116 West Pierce Street Elburn, IL 60119
(630) 365-6414

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 26, 2013