Shirley Louise Halterman, 86, of Gurnee, Ill, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 3 in Waukegan, Ill.
Shirley was born December 25, 1929 in Jefferson City, Mo to Bernice and David Nash. She held many jobs over her lifetime in the food service and medical supply industries. She continued to work until the age of 79, when she was finally convinced to retire from the Olathe School District and spend more time with her family. She loved to do word searches and play cards, even if it was solitaire. Most of all she loved spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her son David Bruce Halterman. Shirley is survived by her children: Diane DeNight, Denise Wisenbaker (William) and Heather Halterman; grandchildren: Kim Cavanaugh (Dave), Brian Graves (Sue), Jennifer Graves, Mark Graves, Kari Eagan, Eli Halterman, Danielle Halterman, Aaron Halterman, Derrick Halterman, Brett Halterman, Andrew Halterman and Abby Halterman; great grandchildren: Jacob, Megan, Bradley, Allison, Breanne, Blake, Gabrielle and Mylea; sisters Nita Tribble (Halsey) of Maryland and Wilma Hyatt (Ralph) of Alabama and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside Service will be 1:00 pm Monday, July 11, 2016 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 N 94th St., Kansas City, Kan. Visitation will be from 9:30 to10:30 am with a family remembrance time from 10:30 to 11:00 am at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan 913-856-7111. Memorial contributions may be made to the Am. Heart Assoc. Condolences may be left at