Shirley Wood

Shirley A. Wood (nee Small), 82, of La Grange Park, died on April 19, 2016. 

Born on Aug. 11, 1933, Ms. Wood was a steward of her church, Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church in Riverside and a homemaker. In her later years, she lovingly tended to her mother and husband before their deaths. 

Ms. Wood is survived by her children, Deborah (Dave) Bark, Kenneth (Pam) Wood II, Michael (Tam) Wood and Susan (Lawrence) Kusch; her grandchildren, Donna (Daniel) Laboda, Tara (Sam) Hergott, Amy (Joe) Simonetti, Kendra (Tom) Cannarozzo, David (Katrina) Bark, Kenny (Kelly) Wood, Ryan Wood and Katy Kusch; her great-grandchildren, Samuel Simonetti, Michael Cannarozzo, Madeline Laboda, Ben Hergott, Ashley Laboda, Gianna Simonetti, KJ Wood, Matthew Hergott and Keegan Wood; and her many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Wood. 

A funeral service was held at Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church, followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.

Memorial donations are appreciated to Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Woodside Road, Riverside, Illinois, 60546.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.