September 30, 1938 - April 7, 2022
Shirley J. Floyd, age 83, of Bourbonnais passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. She was born September 30, 1938, the only child of Orville E. & Elsie F. (Sauberli) Heck. Shirley married William A. “Bill” Floyd on June 13, 1959 at First Evangelical United Brethren Church, now known as St. Mark United Methodist Church in Kankakee. Shirley grew up on the Heck family farm in St. George and attended St. George Grade School and graduated from Kankakee High School. She worked at Illinois Bell for 7 years prior to raising her family. She also worked for several years at the Love Christian Bookstore. Shirley enjoyed traveling, attending her grandchildren’s activities, reading, and playing Bridge and 500. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and Tuesday Book Review. Shirley was a former volunteer for Bourbonnais Grade School System, where she served as picture lady, Bourbonnais PTA, and the Annual Fun Fair Co-chair. She loved cardinals, sunflowers and daisies, holidays with family, and dinners with friends. She was an expert fudge, caramel corn, cream puff, and Christmas cookie baker. Shirley enjoyed fall colors, watching the backyard birds, and vacationing in Lake Ann and Traverse City, MI. Shirley had also square danced at Barn Dance on WLS Radio in Chicago. She was an active member of St. George Dragons 4-H Club. Surviving are her husband, William “Bill” Floyd of Bourbonnais; her children, Sherry (Ed) Szadziewicz of Lebanon, TN and Jim (Dawn) Floyd of New Lenox; grandchildren, Kelly (Alejandro) Castellano of Naperville, Alex Szadziewicz of Appleton, WI, Cari Floyd of Little Rock, AR, and Ben Floyd of New Lenox; great-grandchildren, Freya Castellano and Callum Castellano, both of Naperville; and sisters-in-law, Ruth Byrns of Bradley and Mary Peterson of Belvidere. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 11, 2022, also at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Kankakee Memorial Gardens in Aroma Township. Memorials may be made to the Bourbonnais Public Library.
Shirley J. Floyd, age 83, of Bourbonnais passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. She was born September 30, 1938, the only child of Orville E. & Elsie F. (Sauberli) Heck. Shirley married William A. “Bill”... View Obituary & Service Information
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