Shirley Ann Ruhnke (nee Puestow), age 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Cedar Lake Health and Rehab. She was born on March 12, 1937 in Fairbanks, WI to Harry and Alma (nee Spiegel) Puestow.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband Frederick; children Annette (John) Szep, John (Debbie) Ruhnke, James (Julie) Ruhnke, Connie Reason, Mary (Paul) Polter; grandkids Frank Rudzitis, Sherry (Cean) Ryan, Angie (Nic) Loehe, Patrick Ruhnke, Dan (Crystal) Ruhnke, Melissa Ruhnke, Mark (Amanda) Reason, Joe (Cassey) Ruhnke, Matt Reason, Melinda (Matt) Feucht, CJ Reason; great-grandkids Austin, Lorelai, McKayla, Bentely, Gavin, Peyton, Corey, Payton, Kelsey, Caleb, Lilliana and Adien. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Jeanette Kreutzer and brother-in-law Doug Ruhnke.
A Memorial Service will be at 11:00AM on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Dr. West Bend, WI 53095) with Pastor Darin Wiebe and Deacon Sherie Kruse presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 10:00AM until the time of the service (11:00AM).