Shirley Dickhaut (1938-2017)

Shirley Dickhaut
May 28, 1938 – February 3, 2017 

Shirley A. Dickhaut, nee Willmann, 78, born May 28, 1938 in Highland, Ill., died on Friday, February 3, 2017, in Memorial East Hospital, Shiloh, Ill.

Ms. Dickhaut resided in O’Fallon and was a Domestic Engineer. Shirley was a parishioner at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church. She lived across the street from the O’Fallon City Park and enjoyed sitting on the front porch watching the activities. She often hosted her sister Betty and husband Carl and their sons from Peotone, Ill., in her home to attend the local picnics and car shows.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Irwin and Gladys, nee Schiefer, Willmann, her sister Elizabeth ‘Betty’ (Carl) Sandberg, and nephew Corey Kirsch.

Shirley is survived by her brothers Robert ‘Bob’ (Sandy) Willmann of St. Jacob, Ill., John ‘Buddy’ (Frieda) Willmann of Highland, Ill., and sister Delores Kirsch of O’Fallon, Ill.. Also surviving are her nieces and nephews Gina Stroh, Robbie Lansford, Jeffery Willmann, Lisa Willmann, Todd Sandberg, Michael Sandberg, Scott Troxell, Kyle Troxell and Tyler Troxell.

Memorials may be made to St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church. The guestbook may be signed at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 10 to 11am, Friday, February 10, 2017 at Wolfersberger Funeral Home, O’Fallon.

Funeral: A prayer service will begin at 11am, Friday, February 10, 2017 at the funeral home with Deacon Dennis Vander Ven officiating. Burial will follow at O’Fallon City Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wolfersberger Funeral Home, O’Fallon.