Shirley Elaine Matoush, née Willbourn, long resident of Downers Grove , went home to her Lord on Friday December 20, 2019,at the age of 97. She was born in Chicago on August 3, 1922 to Jesse and Teklah née Jankee Willbourn. She married George Edward Matoush on July 2, 1948. She is preceded in death by her husband and her sister, Ruth Riemer. She was a devoted Christian and involved in church activities. She was an Election Judge and involved with the West Suburban Parents of the Deaf.
She is survived by her daughters, Georgette (Michael) Sullivan, Babette (Perry) Stevens, Grandsons Zane (Kristin) Stevens, Drew and Myles Stevens; Great grandchildren Zella and Bennett Stevens. The internment was held privately at Chapel Hill West in Oak Brook Terrace, IL. A memorial service will be held on March 21, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Woodstock Free Methodist Church.
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