Shirley Catron

July 7, 1935 - June 5, 2022

Shirley Catron


Shirley Catron, 86, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Maple Crest Care Center. Shirley was born July 7, 1935, the daughter of Charles and Gladys (Trout) White in Kingston, IL. She graduated from Belvidere High School. She married Kenneth Catron on July 4, 1954.

Shirley was extremely hardworking and loving woman. She made her spiritual home at St. John United Church of Christ, where she was part of the choir and an active member for over 60 years.

Shirley worked as a seamstress for many years and enjoyed sewing anything and everything in her spare time.

Shirley is loved and will be missed greatly by her daughter, Wendy (Javier) Rodriguez of Machesney Park and son, Kevin Catron of Belvidere; her grandchildren, Michael (Amber) Rodriguez, Peter (Sara) Rodriguez, Tabetha (Hector) Baez, Heath (Rachael) Catron; and her great grandchildren, Donavon, Camden, Kaiden and Addalyn Rodriguez; Austin, Catalina and Dakota Baez; and Clayton Catron.

Shirley is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Catron; her infant son, Kenneth Edward Catron Jr; her brother, Royal White; her sister-in-law Helen White; her brother, Stanley White; her sister Lucile Wallace and her brother-in-law, Herbert Wallace.

Those wishing to remember Shirley, can send a memorial gift to St. Johns United Church of Christ, located at 401 N. Main St, Belvidere, IL 61008.

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My sympathy to and your family, Kevin, for the loss of your mother. Sending sincere and caring wishes for peace and comfort. 💕🙏

Kathy Arnett 2022-06-11T14:09:15

So sorry for your loss.Enjoyed spending time with both Ken and Shirley from early in our time together. They were the first family Chuck took me to meet.

Chuck and Sharon Wallace 2022-06-07T20:30:31

Wendy & Javier and family and Kevin and family, please accept our sincere sympathy and prayers.
Love, Rod and Karen

Rod & Karen Snyder 2022-06-07T15:30:09

Wendy, Javier and Family,
Please know others are thinking of you and wishing you comfort and peace.

J/C Richardson 2022-06-07T08:19:53

We’re very sorry for loss of your mother. She is now in heaven with the Lord and Kenneth. And all the family. Hugs and prayers to all !!!

Tim and Deanie Carter 2022-06-06T21:00:14

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. Peace be with you and your family.

Brenda walkosz 2022-06-06T18:00:31

So sorry. Always enjoyed talking to her and a good neighbor. May she rest in peace 🙏.

Steve Anderson 2022-06-06T15:38:40

Sorry for your loss Wendy.

Janet/Quentin Paul 2022-06-06T15:22:21


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