Shirley H. (Leiting) Burman, age 78 a resident of Kenosha, died Tuesday February 26th 2013 at Casa Del Mare Assisted Living in Kenosha after a short battle with cancer.
Shirley was born July 14,1934 in Kenosha WI to William and Rose (Willems) Huck. She attended St. George School and graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School. She married Don Leiting who preceded her in death and on December 10, 2005 she married Kenneth J. Burman.
Shirley worked at Kenosha National Bank, Medical Products of Racine and at Snap-On Tools of Milwaukee. She enjoyed traveling; visiting Europe twice and the Caribbean on many occasions, as well as taking many bus trips. Shirley enjoyed reading and spending time with her big family.
Shirley is survived by her husband Kenneth J. Burman, her sons, James (Janet) Leiting, Don (Laura) Leiting and Robert (Cindy) Leiting; her daughters Vickie Leiting, Cheryl (Russell) Ruegger and Diane Sterba. She is further survived by 18 grandchildren, Mike, Ken, Nick, Mark, Steven, Janelle, Brittany and Adam Leiting, Tiffany Vasquez, Joey Kresal, Heather Strickland, Amy Roth, Brenda Brady, Becky and Daniel Sterba, Melissa Mitchell, and Brandon and Kenny Davidson as well as 19 great grandchildren. Shirley is also survived by her sisiters Marion Flex, Joyce Lupi and Elaine Goergen and by her lifelong friend Mary Malko.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Don Leiting, her son Michael Leiting, her brother Bob Huck and her sisters Dorothy Huck, Pearl Richie and Laverne Nelson.
Shirley wanted to express her deep appreciation to her husband and family, to Dr. Bandealy, Casa Del Mare and to Hospice Alliance for the compassionate care given to her.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday March 1st 2013 at 12:00 noon at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Kenosha. (4816-7th Avenue. Church entrance on 8th Avenue) Visitation with family will be held on Friday at the church from 10:00AM until the time of mass. Burial will take place at a later date at St. George Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials to Hospice Alliance would be appreciated.