Shirley M. Muche-Vollmer, age 82, of Mayville, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 20, 2023 at her son Scott’s home in Mayville surrounded by her family.
A funeral service for Shirley will take place on Thursday, January 26 at 11 a.m. at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville with the Rev. Dr. Mark Cutler officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:30 until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at St. John Cemetery in Mayville.
Shirley was born the daughter of Raymond and Evelyn (Milbrot) Walters on March 27, 1940. She was a 1958 graduate of Mayville High School. Shirley had worked various jobs throughout her life such as- Purity Cheese, Beatrice Cheese, and Mayville Metal. Her greatest job was Grandma and she loved taking care of her family. Shirley was united in marriage to Glenn Muche on August 2, 1958 and later married Claude Vollmer on November 26, 2010.
Shirley was an active member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville. She served her church on Altar Guild, Dorcas Society, quilting, and helped serve funeral luncheons for many years. Shirley was also a member of the Mayville Senior Center. In her spare time, Shirley enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and bingo. Sports were important to her as well and she enjoyed rooting for the Brewers, Packers, and the Bucks. Shirley loved nature, birds, and driving around looking for deer. She was an excellent cook and baker and was always willing to bring a dish to pass. In later years, she enjoyed motorcycling and traveling with her husband. Shirley will be fondly remembered as a kind and loving friend to all.
Shirley is survived by her children – Bruce (Kindra) Muche of Mayville, Scott (Melissa) Muche of Mayville, and son in law Richard Becker of Iron Ridge. Her step children – Cole (Pam) Vollmer of Oakfield and Chet (Jaynell Gulseth) Vollmer of McFarland. Her grandchildren – Clint (fiance’ Teresa) Muche of Menomonee Falls, Jared Muche of Mayville, Danielle (Mike) Schraufnagel of Wausau, Chelsey (Jason Price) Muche of Mayville, Alaina (Ben) Vorlob of West Bend, Nick (Stefanie) Muche of Eagle River, Alaska, Mariah (Keith) Hovland of Glendale, Kirsten (Nick) Pilsner of Mayville, Samantha Muche of Menomonee and Benjamin and Brock Becker of Iron Ridge. Her step grandchildren- Colton (Katie) Vollmer of Greenville, Shelby (Fiance Patrick Metke) Schmitz of Fond du Lac, Dalton (Amie Gruening) Vollmer of Fond du lac, Brandon Ruehl of North Fond du Lac, and Alaina Vollmer of Milwaukee.
Her great grandchildren – Taelyn, Allison, Fiona, Eloisa, Cameron, Jaxon, Aiden, Ben, Berkeley, Parker, Nash, and Benji. Her step great grandchildren – Brigham, Kennedy, Hadleigh, and Beckham. Her brother – Arnold (Marsha Schwartzmiller) of Leroy and sister Gloria (Dave Dayton) Gentz of Kewauskum,. Her brothers in law – Curt (Carol) Muche of Mayville, Ronald (Rosemary) Vollmer of West Bend. Sister-in-law Joyce Ann Hechimovich of Mayville. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Glenn and Claude, daughter Cheri, brother Raymond and grandson Brandon.
Memorials in memory of Shirley can be directed to the St. John’s Altar Guild, Dorcas Society, Quilters, or Promedica Hospice of Fond du Lac.
Special thanks to Promedica Hospice for the care and support shown to Shirley and her family.