Shirley Stern

Shirley (Shirl) Stern, lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2022 at the age of 87 at Angels Grace in Oconomowoc. She was born on December 14, 1934.  Shirley volunteered  at Hawthorne Elementary School with special needs children. She also worked at the University of Wisconsin - Waukesha, and retired from G.E. Medical as a guest relations coordinator. Shirley enjoyed gardening, golf, cross-country skiing, bowling, cooking, and entertaining.

Shirley will be dearly missed dearly by her children, Steve (Rhonda) and Tom (Barb); 5 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren. A host of family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Stern; parents, Louis and Helen Shuff; sister, Susan Greacen; brother, Normand Shuff, Jack Bohrman, and Bob Bohrman.

A visitation will be held on Friday, February 18, 2022 from 9:00 am until the 11:00 am service at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St. Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Steve Bogie will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are appreciated to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church  and Angels Grace Hospice.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services are serving the family.  For further information, please call 262‑542‑6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit