Shirley E. Jung (nee Lehn), 81, of Slinger, formerly from Boltonville area, found peace on Tuesday, September 8,2020 at Froedtert Hospital in West Bend.
She was born on October 2, 1938 to the late Peter and Freida (nee Opper) Lehn in Slinger WI. She graduated from Slinger High School. On August 23, 1958 she was united in marriage to Vernon H. Jung Sr. at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church. She worked at various jobs over the years, but being a loving wife, mother, and grandmother gave her the most pride and joy. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church; her faith was very important to her. Shirley enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, word search puzzles, and going up north with family She especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and her door was open to everyone. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Those Shirley leaves behind to cherish her memory include her four children, Steven (Christine) Jung, Vernon Jung Jr., David (Stephanie) Jung, and Christine Meyer; ten grandchildren, Nathan Jung, Amanda (Zach) Cvikel, Paul Jung, Hillary (Colin) Chase, John Jung, Jessica (Matt) Bottoni, Sara (Zach) Groeschel, Earl (Samantha) Meyer III, Angelica (Eric) Wachdorf, and Bryan (Amber) Meyer; 11 great grandchildren; her sister, Nancy (Marlin) Lindert; son-in-law, Jeffery Klister; Mindy Langman; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; Joyce Doll, Ruth Gollnick, Ralph (Sandy) Jung, Bette (Eugene) Laatsch, Sharon Zirtzlaff, Pat Jelinek, Sandy Rosenthal, Carol (Russell) Fellenz, and Dale (Pamela) Jung; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Vernon H. Jung Sr.; son-in-law, Earl Meyer Jr.; her granddaughter, Morgan Meyer; two sisters, Mildred (George) Donahue and Bernice Lehn; and two brothers, Frederick “Fritz” Lehn and Gregory (Maxine) Lehn; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Oscar and Amelia Jung; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Florence (Willard) Degnitz, Judith (Jerry) Fahney, Donny Rosenthal, Adeline (Franklin) Held, Jim Gollnick, Peter Zirtzlaff, Lloyd Jung, and Lyle Binder; as well as many other relatives and friends.
Due to the current circumstances, a private family Mass will be held. A Celebration of Life for Shirley will be held at a future date.
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The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Serenity Villa, Froedtert Hospital of Milwaukee and West Bend for all their love and compassionate care.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Shirley’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.
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