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Shirley Maxine Forster
(04-19-1926 - 01-22-2018)

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Shirley Maxine Forster, 91, of Elgin passed away on Monday January 22, 2018. She was born April 19, 1926 and adopted by Ernest and Irene Schroeder. She was a lifetime member of First United Methodist Church, Elgin and was a choir member for over 70 years. She was also an avid bowler, passionate Cubs fan, and loved to bake for her grandkids.
She is survived by her children Peggy (Jerome) Wieland of North Dakota, Waren (Dawn) Swenson of Poplar Grove, Kurt Swenson of Melrose Park, Marcia Jones of Chicago, Vicki (Daniel) Swartz of Woodstock, a brother Robert (Joyce) Schroeder of Elgin, a sister Sally Schroeder of Bartlett, 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents and her two husbands William Shoemaker, James Forster, a brother Jim Schroeder, and twin June Blazier.
Funeral services will be held on Friday January 26, 2018 at 10:00 A.M at First United Methodist Church, 216 E Highland Ave., Elgin IL 60120. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, Elgin and on Friday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of mass at the church. For information call 847-742-2100 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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