Shirley Krejci

Shirley Krejci

Shirley Krejci, 89, of Schuyler, died Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at david place in David City.


Funeral Service Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:30 A.M.

First Presbyterian Church, Schuyler  Rev. Sarah Gengler, Officiating

Visitation Monday 9-10:30 A.M. at the church

Committal in the Schuyler Cemetery

Memorials to the church or Schuyler Cemetery

Lunch in church fellowship hall following the committal

Shirley Ann Stutheit Krejci was born September 29, 1932, at the farm home of her parents, Walter and Ann (Steinkuhler) Stutheit.  She was baptized and confirmed at St. Pauls’s Lutheran Church of rural Johnson county.  She attended District # 67 and graduated from Cook High School.  She then attended Nebraska State Teachers College at Peru and taught school for two years in Superior, Nebraska City and Lincoln.  On July 26, 1959, she married Allan Krejci and they moved to the family farm northeast of Schuyler.  Twin sons Scott and Stuart were born in 1960 and daughter Ann arrived in 1962.  Allan and Shirley retired to Schuyler in 1988.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she sang with the choir, taught Sunday School, served as Librarian and belonged to the Presbyterian Women.  Shirley also belonged to the Grandview Extension Club, PEO and the Friday night Supper Club.  She enjoyed baking pecan rolls and pies,  yard work and gardening, reading books and poetry and attending musical programs.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Allan of Schuyler, daughter Ann Krejci (Bob McEwen) of Chadron, two sons, Stuart (Sue) Krejci of Wahoo and Scott (Susie) Krejci of Schuyler, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren (with one on the way),  brothers, Rev. Harlan (Barbara) Stutheit of Atchinson, Kansas, Mark Stutheit of Omaha, sister Sharon (Norman) Comstock of Powder Springs, GA, brother-in-law Ron Krejci of Lincoln, sisters-in-law Carolyn Stutheit of Huntersville, NC, Janette Stoker of Sacramento, CA, cousins nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Sylvia and brother Roy.