Shirley K. (Buzick) Mitchelar,65 of Staunton, died Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born on October 2, 1954, in Granite City, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Buzick. She married Donny Mitchelar on October 14, 1972, in Carlinville and he survives.
She worked as a respiratory therapist at Community Hospital in Staunton and was a member of Net Community Church of Staunton. Shirley had a loving devotion to her husband, children, and grandchildren. She was a friend to all and was willing to help anyone, anytime. She never knew a stranger.
She is survived by her husband, Donny Mitchelar of Staunton; three sons, John Mitchelar of Benld, Mike (Melissa) Mitchelar of Staunton, and Matt (Shannon) Mitchelar of Staunton; seven grandchildren, Kade, Dane, Zander, Garrett, John, Emmett, and Beckett; eight siblings, David (Belva) Stearns of Hillsboro, Larry (Monica) Buzick of Staunton, Lynn (Kandy) Buzick of Staunton, Glenda (Rod) Rensing of Oakaville, Illinois, Randy (Sandra) Buzick of Belleville, Ralph (Kandy) Buzick of Edwardsville, Kenny Buzick of Staunton, and Julianne (Scott) Laforia of Mt. Olive; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Janet Raymond, Carol Ring, and Mary Ann Wall; and one brother, Carl Buzick.
Visitation services will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, February 7, 2020, at Net Community Church in Staunton followed by funeral services at 12 noon with Pastor Derrick Taylor officiating. Remains will be cremated following services. Memorials are suggested to Net Community Church of Staunton or to Community Hospital of Staunton. Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.