Stelter, Maureen Estelle Kathleen (Shea), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away at home surrounded by her loving husband and children following a valiant battle with cancer. She went home to spend an eternity with her Lord Jesus Christ on August 11, 2011, at the age of 62 years. Maureen was born February 21, 1949 to the late Charles J. Jr. and Marjorie E. (Keyes) Shea. She graduated from St Mary’s Cathedral High School and Central Michigan University with a B.A. in Special Education and Elementary Education. She previously taught in the Saginaw City School District at Norman Westlund Child Guidance Clinic, Longstreet Elementary, The Birth Through Five Program, and was a substitute teacher for the Saginaw Township Schools at Heritage High School. She is survived by the love of her life, William J. Stelter, who she married on March 17, 1973. This union was blessed with two amazing daughters and an incredible son: Jennifer (Jason) Long and their children McKenna, Ryan, and Ethan; Shea (Steve) Lampi and their children Greyson and Jacob; and Kevin Stelter. She is also survived by her mother, Marjorie; sister, Kerry Shea King; nephew, Kevin King; and niece, Erin Brasseur (John) Dolbee. Maureen was preceded in death by her father, infant brother, Charles J Shea II; brother, Kevin Shea; sister, Kathleen Shea Brasseur; and father and mother-in-law, Bernard and Julia Stelter. Maureen loved life and lived it to the fullest. Her greatest joys were her five cherished grandchildren who could do no wrong in her eyes. A memorial service to celebrate Maureen’s life will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1550 South Poseyville Road, Midland, with the family receiving friends and family at 10:00 a.m.. In lieu of flowers, Maureen requested a donation to H.I.S. Restoration Ministries, a home for unwed, homeless mothers. She served on the board of directors for this ministry and had a deep passion for serving and teaching young mothers. Arrangements have been entrusted to Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State), Saginaw.