BELOIT-Shirley Ann Neiswanger, 81, of Beloit passed away at her home on Friday, March 18, 2011.
Shirley was born in Hartville, Ohio, on April 13, 1929, the daughter of the late Glen and Ora (Phillips) Wallace.
Mrs. Neiswanger was a graduate of Beloit High School and worked at Ohio Edison for over 18 years. Shirley attended the East Goshen Friends Church and loved to travel, go hiking, camping and just spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Howard E. Neiswanger of Beloit; four daughters, Vicki (Jim) Herold of Beloit, Valeria (David) Blake of Clinton, Ohio, Cindy (Scott) Kurena of Beloit and Cheryl (Greg) Elder of Sykesville, Md. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Glen LaVerne Wallace and Dale Lorin Wallace.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2011, at the East Goshen Friends Church with the Rev. Gerald Baker officiating.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday March 20, at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and one half hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Burial will take place in East Goshen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made in Shirley's honor to the Alliance Hospice, East Goshen Friends Church or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.