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Shirley Ann Karl

July 19, 1926 November 4, 2018
Shirley Ann Karl
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Obituary for Shirley Ann Karl

Peoria- Shirley Ann Karl, age 92, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at her residence in Peoria. She was surrounded by her family singing, praying and celebrating her transition to Eternal Life.

Shirley was born July 19, 1926 in Peoria, IL. On February 5, 1944, Shirley Ann Egan accepted James G. Karl’s hand in marriage to build an earthly life together that has now come full circle. Shirley Ann is now reunited with her husband and three of her sons, Stuart, Gregory, Thomas and grandson, Bobby.

Shirley is also preceded in death by her parents, Grant Dewey and Mary Sophia (Jacobs) Egan of Peoria, sisters; Jenette, Phylis, and Betty, and brothers; Harold, Bill, Art and Donald.

She is survived by 13 children; Mary Ann (John) Darling, Gary (Margie) Karl, Theresa (Ron) Davis, Christine (Rick) Stecher, Annie (Dan) Plaag, John (Karen) Karl, Jim (Linda) Karl, Tim (Sandy) Karl, Dennis (Judy) Karl, Dian (Thomas) Nielsen, Bernie (Connie) Karl, Tony Karl, and Chuck (Julie) Karl, her extended family, Margie Karl of Fairbanks and Thomas Fuller #17, 31 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, brothers; Dewey, Walter, John, and James.

Shirley prayed every morning for the salvation of her family and for the unborn. She is also preceded in death by several grandchildren who were naturally called home to be with the Lord before birth.

A Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Peoria. A visitation will be at 8:30 AM until time of service also at the Church. Fr. Donald Roszkowski will officiate and burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Ann’s Catholic Church or Sophia’s Kitchen.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

10

Nov

8:30 AM 11/10/2018 8:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/10/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Ann Catholic Church

1010 S Louisa St
Peoria, IL 61605

St. Ann Catholic Church
1010 S Louisa St Peoria 61605 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

10

Nov

11:00 AM 11/10/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Ann Catholic Church

1010 S Louisa St
Peoria, IL 61605

St. Ann Catholic Church
1010 S Louisa St Peoria 61605 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sophia's Kitchen

504 Fulton St
Peoria, IL 61602

St. Ann Catholic Church

1010 S Louisa St
Peoria, IL 61605
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