The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


August 21, 2013

Shirley J. Neiman

Shirley J. Neiman

Jan. 21, 1931 - Aug. 5, 2013

DAVENPORT — Shirley J. Neiman, age 82, of Davenport, formerly of Clinton, died Monday, August 5, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Davenport.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A gathering of friends and family will be held Saturday, Aug. 24th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. An early dinner will be held at McKinley Street Restaurant in Clinton following the gathering. Online condolences may be left at

Shirley was born on Jan. 21, 1931 in Clinton, IA, the daughter of Charles and Stella (Sear) Meader. She graduated from Narimasu High School in Tokyo, Japan. Before leaving for Japan, she also received enough credits to graduate from Lyons High School in Lyons, IA.

Shirley was highly involved with politics her entire life, of late with the Clinton County Democratic Party. She also had many Humanitarian organizations she was involved with. Her favorite thing to do was reading. She had a continual thirst for knowledge.

Shirley was employed as a Federal Civil Service worker with the U.S. Army and Air Force for over 13 years. She worked in private business for eight years. Her last and favorite job before retirement was with the state of Wisconsin as a Probation and Parole Officer for over 16 years.

Shirley is survived by four children, Stuart Neiman and wife Donna Tersiisky of Clermont, FL, Stephanie Neiman of Davenport, IA, Steven and wife Kristine Neiman of Kenosha, WI, and Samantha and husband Richie Maretti of New Berlin, WI; a foster son, Christopher and wife Danielle Wehle of San Jose, CA; and two grandchildren, Seth and Haven Neiman of Kenosha, WI; two nieces, Carole and husband Roger Satterfield of Kenton, DE and Sherry and husband Clynn Forbes of Smyrna, DE; and nephews, Charles and John Behrens of Smyrna, DE.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Meader, brother-in-law, Joseph Behrens, step mother, Elsie Meader, grandson, Jared Neiman, sister, Mary Jane Behrens, and nephew, Scott Behrens.

Death date: Aug. 5, 2013

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