Shirley C. Heisler
Oshkosh, WI - Shirley C. Heisler, age 84, of Oshkosh, passed away at her home on July 21, 2021. She was born on September 9, 1936 in Oshkosh a daughter of the late Lowell Kenneth and Regina Katherine (Hubertus) Grasee. She married Thomas F. Heisler on April 18, 1954. Tom preceded her in death on April 14, 2019. Shirley and Tom had owned and operated La Sure's Cafe' Cakes and Catering for 26 years. She was proud to have made cakes for those such as Count Basey, (full size piano) and a Pitt Special airplane for the EAA Museum. Shirley greatly enjoyed old cars, especially her 1970 Mustang convertible and was a member of the Central Wisconsin Auto Collectors Club. Shirley also was active and enjoyed volunteering at Mercy Medical Center. Her faith was important to her and she was a Member of St. Raphael Catholic Church and was a member of the Christ Child Society and the Prayer Shawl Ministry and the "54 Club". She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by and her memory will be cherished by a son, Robert Thomas (Beverly) of Oshkosh: a daughter, Dawn Marie Heisler of Fort Lauderdale, FL; a sister, Nancy (Royal) Peterson of Kaukauna; two grandsons, Craig Robert and Curt Robert Heisler; her first great-granddaughter, Hannah-Mae Heisler; many "foster" children; and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Tom; and seven babies in heaven.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Shirley on Tuesday, August 9, 2021 at 4:00 pm in St. Raphael Catholic Church, 830 S. Westhaven Drive in Oshkosh with Fr. Tom Long as celebrant. A time of visitation will be held at the church from 2 pm until the time of Mass. Burial will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemtery. In lieu of floral expressions, a memorial fund will be established.
Published by Oshkosh Northwestern from Jul. 22 to Aug. 8, 2021.