|Shirley J. Like, 73, of Galesburg, died at 12:10 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
She was born October 28, 1939 in Galesburg, the daughter of Raymond R. and Marie (Benson) Wessels. She married Terry Like on August 10, 1984 in Galesburg.
She is survived by her husband, Terry; a son, David (and Tana) Hare of Galesburg; three daughters, Debbie Hare of Burlington, Iowa, Denise (and Ken) Padilla of Topeka, Kan., and Diane (and Matt) Hoben of North Richland Hills, Texas; a step son, Joe (and Jenny) Wilkinson of Canton, Ill.; a step daughter, Lisa (and John) Goodwin of Mapleton, Ill.; two granddaughters, Jennifer and Katie Hoben; two grandsons, Jesse and David Ray Hare; three step grandchildren, Amanda, Terry Paul, and Brittney; five great grandsons; and two step great granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents; two granddaughters, Dayana and Kaylee; and a brother, Raymond Lee Wessels.
Shirley worked for Maytag for 30 years, retiring in 1999. Her collection of frogs gave her much joy. She loved playing bingo and spending special time with her niece's family and a special friend, Annie. Shirley's favorite thing in life was being a mother and grandmother.
Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. James Ecklund will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.