Shirley A. Beuerlein, 61, of Benton, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, after a long battle with breast cancer.


Shirley A. Beuerlein, 61, of Benton, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, after a long battle with breast cancer.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, with Rosary following at 7, both at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover.

Celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Preceded in death by father, Eugene “Gene” Seyfert.

Survivors: children, Becky Hesse (Kurt) of Wichita and Jason Beuerlein (Christy) of Andover;  mother, Catherine Seyfert of Hunter, Kan.; brother, Terry Seyfert (Julie) of Beloit, Kan.; sisters, Janice Kastner (Nick) of Greenwich, Kan., Sharon Dohe (Larry) of Vesper, Kan., and Cheri Simmons of Beloit; and grandchildren, Samuel Hesse, Nathan Hesse, Andrew Hesse, Wyatt Beuerlein and Hailey Beuerlein.

Memorials have been established with AgapeCare Craddle Inc, 126 N. Emporia, Wichita, KS 67202 and Eagle Valley Raptor Center, 927 N. 343rd W., Cheney, KS 67025-9209.  Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.  Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.