Shirley A. Pfaff, 81, passed away at 1:15 pm, Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehab Center.
She was born in Alton, IL on March 21, 1933, the daughter of the late James and Helen (Tendick) Nelder.
She married Joseph Pfaff on August 30, 1952 in Godfrey. He survives.
Shirley enjoyed sewing, baking, Nascar, and the St. Louis Cardinals.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph; two daughters, Joey (Mark) Gibbs of Alton and Michelle (Daniel) Cline of Godfrey; two grandchildren, Amber (James) Haring of Alton and David Wadlow of East Alton; two great grandchildren, Shelby and Garrett Haring; three sisters, Eileen Scheffel of Godfrey, Margaret (Arthur) Davidson of Godfrey and Billie (Ed) Groshan of Wisconsin; and one sister-in-law, Barb Nelder of Virginia.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, James Nelder.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Services will be performed by Reverend Roy Gibbs.
Memorials may be made to the 5A’s Animal Shelter.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.