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Shirley J. Landreth

July 20, 1937 - December 27, 2016

Shirley J. Landreth (Homeier), 79, of Springfield died at 3:25 pm, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Hillsboro Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 20, 1937 in Springfield to Edward P. and Lula Mae Kuhn Landreth.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, James Edward Landreth and one sister, Beverly Mae Landreth.

Shirley is a lifelong resident of Springfield and graduated from Feitshans High School. She married John F. Homeier on September 29, 1956 and they later divorced. She had a great love for animals; especially cats, dogs and horses. She could always be found at her sister Beverly’s business, “Bev’s Corral”.

Surviving are three sons, including her middle son, John C. “Butch” (Nancy) Homeier of Edinburg; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Landreth of Springfield and special friend, Mike Harris of Springfield.

Graveside Service: 11:00 am Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Oak Ridge Cemetery with Bob Green officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Oak Ridge Cemetery


1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

(217) 789-2340 Map

Please meet out front of the cemetery gates on Monument Ave.

Cemetery Information

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.

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