Family Service Counselor
Shirley was born in Marseilles, and was member of the Ottawa Township High School class of 1955. She married Paul W. Husemann, at St. Columba Catholic Church. Upon Paul's death in 1998, she married Joseph Hoffman at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Ottawa.
Shirley was employed at Sears Roebuck, Carson Pirie Scott & Co. and retired from Snap-on Tools Corp. in 1991. After retiring, she became the Office Manager/Family Service Counselor at Gladfelter Funeral Home. Shirley is a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Society, Illinois Valley Quilter's Guild, Catholic Daughters of America, and Zonta of Ottawa.
Shirley has a son Michael (Lisa) Husemann; two daughters, Barbara (Brian) Thornquist, and Beth (Jim) Johnson; six grandchildren, Monica and Ryan Husemann,, Nicole Both, Jared Cummings and Daniel and Lisa Thornquist.