Shirley J. Husnick, 85, of
Fond du Lac, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the St. Francis Home. Shirley
was born on October 31, 1934 to Walter and Belva (Craw) Smith.
She graduated from Antigo High School Class
of 1952. She then went on to graduate from Langlade County Normal
School/Teachers College Class of 1954.
Shirley taught in several Antigo area
schools, including a one room school house with first through eighth grades.
On December 26, 1956 Shirley
married Eugene Husnick at St. Mary Catholic Church in Antigo. After
Shirley and Gene adopted twins, they moved to Fond du Lac in 1965. They had
four more children and raised them in Fond du Lac.
Shirley was very involved in
her Catholic church and school community. She loved working on projects and
taking photos. Shirley loved camping and hiking with her family, including
picking up “treasures” along the way.
Surviving Shirley are daughter, Martha (Travis)
Lockwood of Eau Claire, and their son Adam (Kristina) Husnick; daughter, Marie
(friend, Gary Vanderwalker) Husnick of Delavan, MN their children DeVonne and
Antoine “Tony”; son, Patrick (Julie) Husnick of Fond du Lac and their children,
Benjamin (Kelsey Garfoot), Brian, and Charles; son, Paul (Dyana) Husnick of
Wisconsin Rapids and their daughter, Alycia (Cody) Kirschling; son, Andrew
(Rebecca) Husnick of Fond du Lac, and their children, Haley, Hannah, Heidi,
Ashley and Trever; daughter, Deanna (Daniel) Lemke of Fond du Lac, and their children
Marisa, Joshua, Jordan, and Emma.
She is further
survived by one sister, Delores (Charles) Lindeen, of Minnesota; 10 great
grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
in death is her Husband of almost 52 years, Eugene; her parents; a step-father,
Henry Mass; and other relatives.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, January 18, 2020
from 1:00 PM until 1:45 PM at the St. Francis Home Chapel, 33 Everett Street, Fond du
Services: A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated on Saturday, January 18, at 2:00 PM at the St. Francis Home
Chapel. Cremation has taken place with inurnment to
follow at the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.