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Shirley A. Maier, 82, Marshall

December 18, 2018

Shirley A. Maier, 82, formerly of Saddle Ridge/Portage, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Marshall.

She was born June 17, 1936, in Dodgeville, the daughter of Rudolf and Helena (Butteris) Gerber. She married Harry W. Maier in 1954. This union blessed them with four children. Shirley enjoyed her daily walks, playing euchre, crafting and had a heart for caring for her pets.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her four children, Debbie (Steve) Rohrbeck, Jean (Stuart) Zimmerman, Kay (Todd) Schleef, and Mark (Amy) Maier; also her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Janice Olday and Franny Trainor; and brother, Norman (Marge) Gerber.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry of 63 years whom she cared for until his death in 2017; sisters, Betty, Mary Ann, Berneice and Alice; brothers, Bob, Joe and George; and other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at noon, Friday, Dec. 21, at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville. Interment will follow at Pardeeville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staffs of Agrace Hospice and Columbia Health Care Center for their compassionate care of our Mom. Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Service in Pardeeville is serving the family.

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