Shirley M. Beiermann, 84 of Staunton, died Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. She was born on December 29, 1935, in Macoupin County, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Maynard L. and Almeda M. (Kates) Chapin. She married Gerald Beiermann on February 18, 1959, and he died April 9, 1998.
Together, they were the owners and operators of Beiermann Distributing in Jerseyville for 30 years and 22 years in Staunton. Shirley was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton.
She is survived by two granddaughters, Samantha & Sophia Beiermann; brother, Maxwell Chapin of Albion, IL; aunt, Dorothy Hillebrand of Staunton; uncle, Robert (Audrey) Kates of Carlinville; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Ernest Beiermann; one brother, Robert Chapin; and one sister, Virginia Featherstone.
A graveside service will be held Monday, January 27, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton with Father George Radosevich officiating. Memorials are suggested to Staunton Helping Hands, Adopt-a-Pet, or the charity of the donor’s choice. Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.