A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Shirley will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James L. Dauphin, whom she married on April 19, 1951, and who died November 3, 2007; a son, Brian G. Dauphin; two grandchildren, Michael and Matthew Dauphin; her parents, Henry F. and Cleta M., nee Bohley, Volkman; seven brothers, Henry Volkman Jr., Roger Volkman, Vernon Volkman, Robert (Pat) Volkman, Marvin (Ann) Volkman, Lorraine Volkmann, and Kenneth Volkman; four sisters, Melba (Bill) Rowan, Sally (Jim) Haller, Ruth (Wayne) Reinhardt, and Janet (John) O’Bryan; and two sons-in-law, Jeff Thouvenot and Scott Conner.
Surviving are six sons, James (Pam) Dauphin of Belleville, Laurence (Janet) Dauphin of Columbia, Mark (Karen) Dauphin and Paul (Denise) Dauphin, both of Belleville, Duane (Laurie) Dauphin of Waterloo, and Ronald (Denise) Dauphin of Smithton;
seven daughters, Wanda (Gregory) Deppe of Swansea, Deborah (Thomas) Beaston of New Athens, Janice Conner of Belleville, Karen (Richard) Engel of Swansea, Barbara (Lars) Johansson of Belleville, Michelle Thouvenot of O’Fallon, and Nicole (Donald) Culley of Swansea;
15 great-grandchildren, and one on the way;
a brother, Ronald (Cathy) Volkman;
two sisters, Audrey Hassebrock and Dorothy (Walter) Weik;
two sisters-in-law, Vivian Volkmann and Amy Hasenstab;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice or Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 28, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, October 29, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 29, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Brian Downs officiating.
Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.