Shirley E. Waser

January 29, 1935 - June 9, 2013
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Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, and Friend

Shirley E. Waser, 78, of Rockford, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 in Swedish American Hospital. Born January 29, 1935 in Beloit, Wisconsin; daughter of Lewis and Vada (Michael) Meyers. Married Carl Waser on June 29, 1952 in Beloit. Member of the Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Belvidere. Shirley dedicated her life to taking care of her family; she loved gardening, painting, crafts, butterflies, and blue birds.Survivors include her loving husband Carl, daughters Gwendolyn (Larry) Schumacher of Belvidere, Darline (Ken) Baraconi of Pecatonica; sons Harley (Angie) Waser of Hemet, CA, Ken (Sue) Waser of Cherry Valley; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sisters Velda (Jim) Tyler, Marlene (Dick) Churchill, Trudy (Jim) Daniels; brother Edward (Germane) Meyers; aunt Ellen (Dave) Reed; and an abundance of extended family. Predeceased by her parents and brother Bob Schult.

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Memorial service 1PM Saturday, June 22, 2013 in The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 5995 Marengo Road, Belvidere with Gary West officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded.


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Born: January 29, 1935
Died: June 9, 2013

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Randy posted on 6/11/13

We are all thinking of you.


Marlene Hess posted on 6/11/13

I am truly saddened by the death of Shirley. I considered her a wonderful friend and my sympathy to the family, and especially to you Carl. My heart goes out to you. Marlene


Marlene Hess posted on 6/12/13

sympathy to you


Lee & Deb Stone posted on 6/14/13

So very sorry for your loss. Please know if youneed to talk, we are here for you.


Dan Manning posted on 6/15/13

Carl and entire Waser family, So sorry to hear of Shirleys passing.Please let us know if we can help with anything.Respectfully, Dan & Cathy Manning out


Linda Lynch posted on 6/16/13

I hosted the Senior Breakfast at Logli east state and always loved seeing Carl and Shirley come in for breakfast. Shirley would bring pictures of her flowers for me to enjoy. Blessings to your family


Jane Hess posted on 6/17/13

Carl and family,So sorry for your loss. Shirley was the rock in your family.We will miss her. Jane and Merri Hess