Shirley went home to be with Jesus on April 4, 2021. Shirley was born in Columbus, Wisconsin on April 15,1936. She is preceded in death by her parents William and Roberta Downing and her brother Donald Downing. She is survived by her siblings Nancy, Charles, and Darryl. Shirley is survived by her loving husband Ronald Lindstaedt, and her children Jana Chebny, Richard Chebny, Charles Chebny, Mark Chebny and William and (Tammy) Chebny. Shirley's step children Debbie (Tom) Larsen, Ronald (Jodi) Lindstaedt, Mary (Tim) Hart, Cheri (Jim) Fyffe. She had 22 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
Shirley loved to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with everyone she came in contact with. She had a beautiful spirit that was loving, silly and feisty. She lit up the room no matter where she went and always made everyone around her smile.
She was an extremely loving wife, mother, sister and grandma and she was a true friend to all. She enjoyed traveling the world with her husband and loved spending time with her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Tunnels To Towers.
Funeral service will be on Monday April 12, 2021 at 12:00 at Fierce Church 954 West Braeloch Road in Grayslake, Illinois. The burial service will be on Tuesday April 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Warren Cemetery 1495 N. Cemetery Road in Gurnee, Illinois.