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Shirley A. Radtke

Shirley A. Radtke

July 1, 2020

Shirley Arlene Radtke, 93, of Eau Claire, passed away Wednesday July 1, 2020 at Oakwood Hills Independent Retirement Living under the care of Heartland Hospice.

She was born November 15, 1926 in Pleasant Valley to Conrad and Emily (Pederson) Holt. She graduate from Eau Claire Sr. High School in 1944. Shirley married Jack Radtke on May 17, 1947 at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. They celebrated 62 years of marriage.

She was employed at several jobs including Woolworth Dime Store, NSP, Huebsch Cleaners and at the Altoona School cooking for the kids until retirement. Shirley stayed active going camping with family and friends, putting puzzles together and going for walks around Altoona.

She will be dearly missed by her son, Thomas (Ruth) Radtke of Fall Creek and daughter, Carol (Feed) Howard of Eau Claire; grandchildren, Christopher (Kim) Radtke, Kimberly (Kevin) Lanners, Andrew and Jeffrey (Tania) Howard; great grandchildren, Shelby and Mady Lanners, MaKayla and Haley Radtke, Michael and Matthew Howard; sisters in law, Jen Holt, Bonnie Poppe, Sue Radtke and Kay Radtke and several nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters Leona Hansen, Mildred Weaver; brothers, Freeman and Lester Holt, sister in law Evelyn Creviston; brothers in law, Lester, Jim and Fred Radtke.

The family is very grateful for the care she received from Heartland Hospice Care and Recovery Care at Oakwood Hills as well as the staff at the Retirement Living.

Services will be held Friday August 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Chippewa Valley Cremation Services – Celebration of Life Center, 1717 Devney Drive, Altoona (behind Charter Spectrum). Visitation will be held that day from 11:00 AM until the time of service . Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Shirley requests memorial donations be given to Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Altoona.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services – Celebration of Life Center is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.chippewavalleycremation.com

 

Visitation

Visitation will be held that day from 11:00 AM until the time of service.

Service

Services will be held Friday August 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM at at Chippewa Valley Cremation Services – Celebration of Life Center, 1717 Devney Drive, Altoona (behind Charter Spectrum).

Florist Information

Brent Douglas Flowers, (715) 831-0997, All arrangements must be delivered to the Celebration of Life Center no later than 10 AM, the morning of the service.

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