Shirley Angeline Walsh, 76, of Mauston passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at the Crest View Nursing Home, New Lisbon, with her loving family at her side.
Shirley was born in Mauston, Wisconsin on May 2, 1937. She was the eldest daughter of William and Viola (Bader) Fields. She was united in marriage to John E. Walsh on April 8, 1953. They were blessed with 10 children and raised them all on the family farm. Shirley loved her flowers, baking and decorating cakes, spoiling her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had a special bond with her grandchildren and they always wanted to go to grandma’s house. She was an active community leader in the church and truly enjoyed working at the nursing home with her compassionate heart. She always loved her dogs especially Tammy and Angel.
Shirley is survived by her husband John E. Waslh, her children: Judy (Eugene) Neve, John (Jeanne) Walsh, James (Connie) Walsh, Daniel (Lisa) Walsh, David (Mary) Walsh, Jacqueline (Randy) Josing and Jane (Kurt) Salverson.
She is survived by her grandchildren: Raquel (Robert) Yarroch, Tanya (Seth) Walsh-Laehn, Christina (Justin) Olson, Tera (James) Tobin, Tammi Walsh, Michael Walsh, Kelsey Walsh, Matthew Walsh, Dionne Walsh, Keira Walsh, Clayton Walsh, Daniel Walsh, Seth Walsh, Alex Walsh, Marisa Walsh, Kadence Walsh, Danni Jo Mehne, Kourtney Salverson and Klaudia Salverson
She is survived by her Great-Grandchildren: Chloe Walsh-Laehn, Taylor Walsh, Xavier Yarroch, Peyton Olson, Conner Olson, Abigail Tobin and Kendall Walsh.
She is survived by her brothers: Bernard (Beverly) Fields, Morton (Mary Kay) Fields, Eugene (Joyce) Fields, William (Sue) Fields, and sister Calla Betthauser.
She was preceded in death by her 3 children: Mary Ellen, Michael and Catherine; great granddaughter Aislyn Yarroch; parents: William and Viola Fields and sister Darlene Kronberger.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, September 23, 2013 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Mauston with Fr. G. Valentine Joseph officiating.
Burial will be at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.
Family and friends may call on Sunday, September 22nd from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Crandall Funeral Home, Mauston.