Shirley Eleanor (née DeMong) Altrogge
January 30, 1936 - September 9, 2023

Shirley Altrogge (née DeMong) was born at home in St. Benedict, Saskatchewan, on January 30th, 1936, to Henry and AnnaMarie (née Wedewer) DeMong. Growing up, she attended St. Benedict Country School and then St. Ursula’s Academy in Bruno, SK. Shirley married Ervine Altrogge on July 17, 1957. They raised a family of seven children and farmed together on the homestead west of St. Benedict, SK. Throughout the years, Shirley held many roles and was greatly involved in the St. Benedict community. She volunteered with the History Book Committee, St. Benedict Home Coming Committee, St. Benedict Parish, Catechist and Parish Council and was a Catholic Women’s League member for 64 years. Shirley and Ervine moved to Humboldt, SK in 2012, and then moved to Saskatoon, SK in 2022. She had many hobbies but what she enjoyed most were gardening, pottery, sewing, music and traveling with Ervine over the years. Shirley will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by: her husband of 66 years, Ervine; son Rod (Kelley) and family, Shanna (Minoru) and son, Leo, and Damien (Dorci); daughter, Maureen (Myron) Hackl and family, Jesse (Natasha) and children, Daidyn and Caliope, Amie (Lyle), Caitlin (Matthew) and children Easton and Slayter; daughter, Debbie; son, Gordon (Sheila) and family, Travis, Samantha and Leah; son, Wayne (Lesa) and family, Raelean and Kolten (Brie); son, Jeff (Megan) and family, Olivia (Colton) and Jackson; son, Neil (Vickie…) and family, Lexie and Logan; brothers: Walter, Lawrence, Leroy (Philippine) and Kenneth (Barbara); sisters: Darlene and Janice (Howie) Cohen; and sisters-in-law: Leona Tempel and Verna Altrogge. She is predeceased by: her parents, Henry and AnnaMarie; daughter-in-law, Vickie; brothers: Raymond (Hattie) and Roger (Marion) and their children, David, Laura and Catherine; parents-in-law, Hubert and Josephine; sisters-in-law: Carol DeMong, Marie (Emerson “Bud”) Petrie, and Veronica (George) Reynaud; and brother-in-law George Temple. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Humboldt, SK, on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. celebrated by Fr. Colin Roy. Others taking part were: Rod Altrogge, cross bearer; Olivia Altrogge and Caitlin Binsfeld, scripture readers; Neil Altrogge, intentions; Amie Hackl and Samantha Altrogge, gift bearers; Jesse Hackl and Natasha Boschman, memorial table attendants; Wayne Altrogge, urn bearer; and “All who shared in Shirley’s life.” were the honorary pallbearers. Music ministry was provided by St. Augustine Parish Funeral Choir, accompanied by Carol Esler on piano and directed by Loretta Schumann. An honor guard was provided by St. Augustine Catholic Women’s League. A memorial luncheon followed the mass at the St. Augustine Parish Hall. Interment took place at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Cemetery after lunch. Donations may be directed to the St. Ann’s Senior Citizen Village Corporation (2910 Louise Street, Saskatoon, SK S7J 3L8) or St. Benedict Roman Catholic Cemetery Fund (P.O. Box 37, St. Benedict, SK, S0K 3T0).

This Notice Is Courtesy Of
Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral & Cremation Services - Humboldt, Saskatchewan