Born: March 27, 1929 - Deceased: September 7, 2019
Shirley W. Callison, nee Weckler, age 90 of Belleville, Illinois born March 27, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri died September 7, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.
Shirley grew up in South St. Louis, attending Cleveland High School. She graduated from Washington University in 1950 and received a Masters degree in Education from SIUE in 1971. While at Washington University she met her husband and dear friends, who became known as the Braunschweiger Group. They gathered monthly for the next 70 years. She also made wonderful friends living in Belleville for the remainder of her life. Among her many roles were mother, grandmother, kindergarten teacher at Signal Hill School, Sunday school teacher at Signal Hill Methodist Church for 45 years, ardent tennis player and community volunteer with several local charities. Shirley’s keen sense of humor brought joy and laughter to many.
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A memorial service will be held at First United Presbyterian Church, 1303 Royal Heights Road, Belleville, Illinois at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Friends may visit the family prior to the service from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to First United Presbyterian Church.