Shirley Schinke, 90, Jamestown, ND died Saturday October 12, 2013 at the Ave Maria Village in Jamestown, ND.
Shirley Mae Hoffmann was born November 9, 1922 at Appleton, WI, the daughter of John J. Hoffmann and C. Ethel (Warner) Hoffmann. She attended the local school where she grew to womanhood graduating from the Appleton High School. Following graduation she worked at Kimberley-Clark Paper Mill in Appleton.
She and Milton W. Schinke were married December 16, 1944 at Hortonville, WI. They made their home in Appleton, WI where she continued to work at the Mill until 1946. In 1960 she began working as a Teller at the Credit Union in Appleton. In June of 1977 they moved to Jamestown, ND where she worked as an Apartment Manager. Following the death of her husband on May 4, 2009 she has continued to reside in Jamestown.
She was a member of the Christ of King WELS.
She is survived by 1 daughter and 1 son, Bruce (Toni) Schinke, Menasha, WI and Tamara (Herb) Buerkley, Kulm, ND, 1 son-in-law, Geary McCleery, Pingree, ND, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren, 1 sister Helen Kimball, Tomahawk, WI.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 daughters, Linda and Susan, 2 brothers, Robert and Jerome, 2 sisters, Ione and Lois.
A private family service was held and Shirley's wish was to have her body bequeath to the University of North Dakota. Visitation - none scheduled