February 6, 1945 - October 12, 2021
Shirley A. Stein, 76, of German Valley, IL passed away Tuesday October 12, 2021 in her home. She was born February 6, 1945 in Rockford, IL to Royal and Evelyn (Fosler) Clark. Shirley was a 1963 graduate of Durand High School. On December 3, 1966 she married Larry Stein at Trinity Lutheran Church in Durand, IL. Shirley was a 1966 graduate of Freeport Memorial Nursing School. After completing college Shirley was a Registered Nurse at Freeport Memorial Hospital, Freeport Clinic and Stephenson Nursing Center until her retirement in 2009. Spending time with her family was most important to Shirley. She especially enjoyed hosting family dinners. Her hobbies included playing games with her family such as Yahtzee and Euchre, puzzles, and she was known as a voracious reader. She especially enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren. Surviving Shirley are her two children Bill (John Stewart) Stein of St. Louis, MO and Christine (Jerome) Gentry of German Valley, IL; two brothers Lyle (Vesta) Clark of Davis, IL and Royce (Brenda) Clark of Platteville, WI; son-in-law Bob Bollon of Orangeville, IL; two sisters-in-law Darlene (John) Worley of Machesney Park, IL and Peggy Clark of Monette, AR; nine grandchildren Dayton, Avery, Tori, Hannah, Isabella, Sarah, Caleb, Hannah, and Kelsey; and two great-grandchildren Eli and Ava. Shirley is also survived by her precious four legged children Jack and Willow. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband Larry in 2018, daughter Amy Bollon in 2021, and brother Lynn Clark in 2019. Memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday October 18, 2021 at German Valley United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Plock officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. There will also be a visitation held from 1:00-4:00 P.M. Sunday October 17, 2021 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home in Freeport. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. A memorial has been established in her memory.
Shirley A. Stein, 76, of German Valley, IL passed away Tuesday October 12, 2021 in her home. She was born February 6, 1945 in Rockford, IL to Royal and Evelyn (Fosler) Clark. Shirley was a 1963 graduate of Durand High School. On December... View Obituary & Service Information
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