Shirley E. Buxton

November 10, 1927 - November 27, 2022
Trinity Church United Methodist-Beaver Dam
308 Oneida Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-887-7211 | Map
Saturday 12/10, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Trinity Church United Methodist-Beaver Dam
308 Oneida Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-887-7211 | Map
Saturday 12/10, 12:00 pm
Trinity Church United Methodist-Beaver Dam
308 Oneida Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-887-7211 | Map
Saturday 12/10

Immediately following the memorial service.

Shirley Eileen Buxton Buxton (not a typo) died peacefully at home on Sunday, November 27, 2022. She was born on November 10, 1927, in Des Moines, Iowa, the first of the three children of Bess and Gerald Buxton. She grew up in Iowa City and graduated from the University of Iowa with distinction, where sheContinue Reading

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Scott and Joan Singer left a message on December 8, 2022:
Adolf und Beate left a message on March 2, 2023:

Liebe Shirley, du warst eine tolle Frau und gute Freundin, es war wunderbar, dich gekannt zu haben. Danke für viele gemeinsame schöne Erlebnisse und für deine treue Freundschaft. Ruhe in Frieden

Liebe Familie Buxton, wir trauern mit euch und werden euch immer in Freundschaft verbunden sein. Im Glauben an unseren Herrn Jesus Christus beten wir für euch und sind gewiss, dass wir uns in der Ewigkeit wiedersehen.
Im Namen von Adolf,

Jeffrey R Hawley left a message on January 29, 2023:

Hey Jen, Your mom was just like my Mom. They were all about family. She came to all of our concerts; so supportive. May she rest in peace...Jeff H.

Marilyn VanHaren left a message on January 1, 2023:

May you cherish the precious memories of your sweet, talented, loving, and giving mother. A donation to Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre has been made as a tribute to Shirley Buxton.

Jim Buxton left a message on December 9, 2022:

Tim, Kevin, Jennifer, Cynthia, & Eric:
We are saddened by your Mom's passing.
We have nothing but great memories of her, your Dad, and all of you and your families.
Becky and I greatly appreciated it many years ago when she let us come up to Madison and use their Badgers football tickets to go to a couple of football games vs. the Hawkeyes, including Coach Barry Alvarez' last home game.
Aunt Shirley also made it a point to try to come to Iowa City for frequent visits, to see our Mom and George Vest, and we enjoyed those visits. I know that those visits were only made possible by family efforts of Eric, Julie, and others.
We are keeping you and your families in our thoughts this weekend.

Jim and Becky Buxton

Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Laurie Eisenga left a message on December 7, 2022:

Dear Buxton Family- So sorry for the death of your precious Mom/ Grandma. She was always friendly and personable to me…. mostly through BDAO! I considered her an anchor of the group. As a violinist, I’d look back there before every concert and she was just THERE. Ready to go… being the classy matron of the group!
I was always fascinated by your family. So much talent and broad minded.
Great memories you all have. Carry on making the world a better place.
Warmest Regards, Laurie Eisenga

Karen Hein and James Lutz left a message on December 6, 2022:
Our hearts go out to Jennifer, Dennis, the Buxton family and all who knew and loved her. Please let us know if there is ever anything you need.
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Shirley Buxton . Plant a Tree
Anonymous left a message on December 3, 2022:
Please accept our deepest sympathy, love and prayers. Shirley was a beautiful person inside and out. Love, Bill and Jan Ellis and families
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Shirley Buxton by Anonymous. Send Flowers
Ellen Reardon Joy left a message on December 2, 2022:

A full, rich, and admirably well-lived life. My friend, her beautiful and talented daughter, Jennifer, follows in her mother's footsteps. My love and condolences to all of Shirley's family and many friends.

Darlene Van Drisse left a message on November 30, 2022:

RIP this beautiful, sincere, energetic friend I knew in the AAUW chapter BD...helping the movement for all women/young girls to achieve.

Lisa Rasmussen Middy left a message on November 30, 2022:

Such sad news to hear of Mrs. Buxton’s recent passing. She was a special lady in so many ways, to many people. I always looked forward to visiting her when I was in Beaver Dam. I knew the Buxton family all my life as members of the Trinity Methodist Church and have fond memories of performing in the Church Choir with Shirley playing timpani in the orchestra for the holiday concerts. I’m so thankful for her kindness, humor and genuine zest for life that she shared with us. My prayers go out to the Buxton family at this challenging time.

Jeanne Wille left a message on November 30, 2022:

Dear family and friends of Shirley, I was blessed to meet Shirley while being one of her caregivers through Home Instead. Shirley and I would travel to Columbus to view the trains and Amtrak, one of her loves. Spent many wonderful hours exchanging stories of life and her many things she loved. Will miss that time but, she was blessed with a wonderful life.

Koepsell Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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