Shirley Ann Treptow, 78, passed away February 27, at Bay Area Medical Center. She was born August 1, 1935 in Marinette, Wis. to the late Edwin and Gladys (Steer) Behrend.
She graduated from Marinette High School in 1954. Shirley was employed as a secretary at the Prescot-Sterling Co. in Menominee Mich. until her marriage to Kenneth Treptow on December 1, 1956 at which time, she farmed together with her husband for 50 years before retiring. Shirley was a poll worker for the town of Grover for many years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Coleman. Shirley enjoyed farming together with her husband Ken, especially driving tractors, cooking, baking, gardening and listening to music and dancing.
She is survived by four sons: Gerald Treptow of Green Bay, Thomas Treptow of Peshtigo, Jon (Mae) Treptow of Oconto, and Tim (Tasha) Treptow of Bonduel; four grandchildren she loved so much and enjoyed them visiting her: Noah, Nicholas, Emily, and Kenneth Treptow; two sisters: Carroll (Donald) Treptow of Wrightstown and Janet (Darryl) Polzin of Green Bay; brother-in-law, Roland Treptow; nieces and nephews; seven God children and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth on September 2, 2007; her parents: Edwin and Gladys Behrend; and her in-laws: Arthur and Minnie Treptow; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Treptow; brother-in-law, Clarence Polzin; and sister-in-law Bernita Polzin.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, in Coleman, with the Reverend Greg Stahlecker officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home is serving the family.