Shirley J. Steudler, age 92, of Launer Drive, Johnsonburg, died Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at her daughter’s home in St. Marys. A daughter of the late William and Edith (Lundberg) Launer, she was born on September 15, 1930 in Johnsonburg. On February 14, 1953 she married Charles Edward Steudler, who predeceased her on November 17, 2009.
Shirley is survived by: four children, Douglas (Mary Jean) Steudler of Frederick, MD, Cynthia (Byron Wolfe) Polaski of St. Marys, Thomas (Gina) Steudler of Johnsonburg and William (Michele) Steudler of State College; six grandchildren, Bill, Trista, Leigh, Alyssa, Marissa and Tony; seven great-grandchildren, Sadie, Quinn, Harper, Lincoln, Kailie, Gloria and Kennedy; and a sister, Charlotte “Chudgie” Knopic.
Besides her parents and her husband, Shirley was predeceased by: two sisters, Nancy Yates and Alice McGuinness.
Shirley graduated from Johnsonburg Schools in 1948. She worked in the office of Johnsonburg Paper Mill for more than twenty years until her retirement. She was a longstanding, active, member of St. John Lutheran Church. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, making gifts, Sudoku, crosswords, gardening, driving until the age of 92, spending time with her family, and was especially thrilled at the birth of every great-grandchild. She had lived all her life in Johnsonburg, until the past year with her daughter, in St. Marys.
At Shirley’s request, there will be no public visitation.
The family will be receiving friends on Friday, May 26, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Ubel Funeral Home of Johnsonburg.
Funeral Services will be held, 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 26, 2023 at the Ubel Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to the St. John Lutheran Church, the Johnsonburg Senior Center or the Johnsonburg Community Center and will be accepting online condolences at the Ubel Funeral Home website(www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com).
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