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Shirley Kieffer

d. January 21, 2024

Shirley Kieffer, age 90, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2024 at her home in Williamsville.

She was born on September 15, 1933 in Morrisonville, Illinois the daughter of Charles and Stella (Haywood) Friedrich.  Shirley married James Kieffer on December 15, 1951.

Shirley is survived by her six children, Denny (Nanci) Kieffer, Sheila (Mike) Midiri, Bruce (Deborah) Kieffer, Tony (Susan) Kieffer, Rex (Debbie) Kieffer, and Pam (Clyde) Ross; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry Friedrich; sister, Jean Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.

She preceded in death by her husband, James in 2023.

A graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 3:30 PM at Walnut Hill Cemetery near Williamsville, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to donor’s charity of choice.

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family. On-line condolences can be shared at



  1. We are so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She and Jim were loved and respected in our community. Condolences to their children. You were blessed to have them for your parents.

    Delores and Earl Fowler

  2. Deepest condolences to you all

  3. We are sorry for your loss. I (Pat) certainly enjoyed my time with Shirley & Jim any time I visited with them. May great memories carry you all through the days ahead. Sending hugs… from Arkansas

  4. We are so very sorry to see this. Your mom was just the sweetest lady. Sending hugs to Pam and family. Please accept our condolences.

  5. Our family is sending our condolence for the loss of your mother. Jim and Shirley were some of the last of the original Mid American couples. We all have fond memories of them both .
    Sincerely, The Howard Family

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