Shirley M. (Lillie) Nelson

Born: Tue., Jan. 28, 1936
Died: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017


Visitation

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 06, 2017
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Nov. 07, 2017
Location: Bethel Lutheran Church - Downtown Location


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Nov. 07, 2017
Location: Bethel Lutheran Church - Downtown Location


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Shirley M. Nelson, age 81 of Hudson, WI died on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Comforts of Home Assisted Living in Hudson, WI after  a long battle with cancer.

Shirley Mae Nelson was born January 28, 1936 at home in Vance Creek Township, Barron County, WI the daughter of George, Jr. & Margaret  (Kelly) Lillie.  She graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1955.  On June 22, 1957, Shirley was united in marriage to Lowell J. Nelson.  To this union she was blessed with son Timothy James and daughter Cindy Lee.  In addition to being a homemaker and taking care of her family, Shirley worked at Doughboy Industries in New Richmond then later at the Mauston Hospital in Mauston, WI, both in the capacity of office administration.  In 1973, Shirley moved from Centuria, WI to Hudson, WI and began working as a receptionist for Nor-Lake refrigeration.   Thirty Three years later she retired from Nor Lake as a purchasing agent.   Shirley’s hobbies and interests were sewing, cooking,  gardening, canning, dancing, ice and roller skating, snowmobiling, and traveling.   She also taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School and was an active member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Hudson, WI.    Over the years, Shirley was also actively involved with the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Brownies, Ladies Aide, PTA of Centuria and Purchasing Association. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends.

Preceding her in death are her parents,  George and Margaret Lillie; sister, Kathryn Petersen;
brother, Michael Lillie; niece, Sherry Engebretson Armstrong;
& great nephew, Benjamin Rundquist.

Survived By
Son & Daughter
Timothy Nelson  -  Woodbury, MN
Cindy (Tony) Meyer  -  Eau Claire, WI

Grandchildren
P.J., Lauren, & Matthew Lichty,  Peter & Bhrittney Meyer,

Great-grandchildren
Eli and Emma

Sisters  & Brother
Neil (Joan) Lillie  -  Clear Lake, WI
Marie Rundquist  -  Clear Lake, WI
Beverly (Vern) Engebretson  -  Clear Lake, WI

Many Nieces, Nephews, Family & Friends

Funeral Service at  Bethel Lutheran Church at 920 Third Street , Hudson, WI  54016
at 11:00 AM

Clergy  - Rev. Kris Kurzejeski     Music  -  Layton James & Billn Jenkinson  

Casket Bearers  -  Todd Lillie, Nathan Lillie, Patrick Lillie, J.T. Lillie, Todd Rundquist,
Steve Engebretson

Honorary Casket Bearers  -  Jeff Rundquist, Mark Rundquist, Chris Rundquist, Chad Lillie, Debbie Appel, Darrell Peterson, Kay White, Kim Harstad, Dawn Dix, Julie Engebretson-Pitzen,
Mindy Sanders

Interment will be at the Clear Lake Cemetery in Clear Lake, WI

The family would like to express their thanks to Adoray Hospice for the care they gave Shirley at the end of her life.

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Laurie Johnson
   Posted Sat November 04, 2017

SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent by Laurie Johnson.

Tim, We are thinking of you during this difficult time. With our heartfelt condolences, Laurie, Linda, Pat and families.


Dawn Dix
   Posted Wed November 08, 2017
Aunt Shirley and I shared a love for shoes and I am hoping they have a Clark Store in Heaven for her.....

My heart is sad but I will see her again. Her little body left a large void in our Family, but she is dancing in the kitchen with Grandma Lillie and Mom.

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