Elsie Catherine Shuck

Elsie Catherine Shuck, 89, of rural Baldwin City, Kansas, passed away on Friday April 30, 2021 in her home.

She was born on August 10, 1931, in rural Rossville, Indiana at her parent’s home, the late Elmer and Mary (Yoder) Shively. She was the 5th of 10 children.

On Oct 1, 1947, she was baptized into the Old German Baptist Church at the Middlefork District.

She married Warren Shuck at the Elmer Shively home in rural Rossville on July 18, 1954, at 2 pm.

Mom was a homemaker and farmwife her entire married life. She had a house cleaning circuit in Lawrence and Baldwin, Ks and had a weekly egg / pie route (vegetables in season). She also raised frying chickens for her customers. She was an active participant in the farm work whether raising pigs or building fence. She insured her children were involved in those endeavors.

Survivors include Warren Shuck of the home, children – Mary (Mike) Tye, Margaret (Fred) Clark, Mark (Kathy) Shuck, and Marcia (Galen) Peters, 15 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.

Visitation and services will be at the Willow Springs Old German Baptist church. Visitation will be Sunday, May 2 from 4-6 pm and services will be Monday, May 3 at 2 pm. Burial will follow services at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials to Visiting Nurses or Keep Living at Home.


Messages & Condolences

From Deb Engstrom...

Mary and Margaret, I’m sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I remember her coming to LINK with you when the German Baptists would serve and she was such a pleasant lady (and a good cook, too). I know she will be missed.

From Tim Callaway...

So sorry-Aunt Elsie was a special person the world will miss.

From Dave and Shirly Kleiner...

We are sad to read about your mom and pray that your wonderful memories are a comfort.

From Margaret & Kermit Kalb...

Our sympathy to all of your family. Elsie was such a sweet woman and I so remember her wonderful laugh. May the memories of her bring you peace.

From Dan Lopez...

Mark and family. I wish to express my sincere condolences on the passing of your mother, may she rest in peace.

From Susan Harrison...

Mary, Marcia, Margaret, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a kind, sweet person. She never complained and always had a smile on her face when I was around her. I will miss her so much. May all your wonderful memories bring peace to your hearts at such a sad and difficult time. Sending my love to your family.

From Dale and Deanna Davison...

Family, we send love and sympathy. ELsie was always A BIG PART OF WILLOW SPRINGS . Cant imagine the church without her and Warren. We send love and prayers from Redmond, OR.

From Jerry and Janet Seele...

Our sympathies to the family. Elsie was a wonderful woman with a wonderful family. Rest In Peace

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