THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Shirley M. Nasgovitz
Issue Date: December 26, 2018
Shirley Mae Nasgovitz, 88, of Coleman, passed away Dec. 21, 2018 at home on.
Born Oct. 27, 1930 in Milwaukee, she married Raymond Nasgovitz on Dec. 30, 1950 and they lived in Maine where Ray was deployed with the United States Marine Corps until returning to Coleman, where they resided until their passing.
She worked at raising her seven children and later spent time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She worked at many jobs, including Bonds Pickle Factory, Coleman Canning Company and lastly at Coleman School as a cook and server. In 1980, they purchased R&S Liquor, which they ran until retiring in 1992.
An avid gardener and reader, her favorite book was Gone With the Wind and she always read the daily newspaper to catch-up on the latest obituaries. She enjoyed many memorable trips with family and friends and in the past two years, she was the official taste tester for Corner Scoop Creamery as they developed recipes for their future store.
She is survived by five children, Raymond (Linda), Linda (Larry) Janczak, Steve (Chris), Paul (Wendy) and Gayle; a daughter-in-law, Judy and family; 10 grandchildren; seven grandchildren-in-law; eight great-grandchildren; and many extended family members.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray; two children, Michael and Kathy Nasgovitz; her mother, Ida Schwultz and many other special aunts and uncles.
Relatives and friends called at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Coleman on Wednesday, Dec. 26 from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Gregory Stahlecker officiated with burial in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in theTown of Pound. A memorial fund has been established for Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Roof Fund. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home of Coleman assisted the family with arrangements.