Shirley M. Strebel
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Shirley Mae Strebel, age 79, of Shawano, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013 in Appleton. Born on April 11, 1934 in Baysettlement, WI, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mamie (DeGroot) Jacobs. On July 2, 1955 she was united in marriage to Floyd J. Strebel in Green Bay. Shirley worked as a cook and a baker at the Shawano High School for many years. When not at work, she enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed embroidering. Shirley was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Shirley is survived by: 4 sons, Gilbert (Betty), Eugene "Hugs" (Rhonda), Thomas, Terry (Nell) all of Shawano; 3 grandchildren, Jason (Andrea), Jill (Nick Kristof), Jodi; and 6 great-grandchildren, Trenton, Teghan, Kendra, Morgan, Emma and Teitum. Shirley is further survived by: a brother, Ray (Rosemary) Jacobs of Luxemburg; a sister, Geraldine (Melvin) Nooyan of Green Bay; sisters-in-law, Diane Jacobs of New Franken, Eva Jacobs; and a brother-in-law, Norbert Cravillion.
Shirley was preceded in death by: her husband, Floyd on February 10, 2004; a daughter, Linda; her parents; 6 sisters, Lavern (Cyril) Ronk, Dorothy (Alvin) Falish, Loretta (Edward) Cashman, Rita (Cletus) Speerschneider, Ethel Cravillion; and 2 brothers, Orville and Clarence Jacobs.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano with the Rev. Len Evers officiating. Entombment will be in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd in Green Bay. Visitation will be held at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano on Friday from 4:00-8:00pm and at the church on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of the service. A Parish Wake service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 7:00pm.
Swedberg Funeral Homes
518 W FIFTH ST
Shawano, WI 54166
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on June 18, 2013