Shirley E. Frederick

January 19, 1923 - November 2, 2019

Watertown -- Shirley E. Frederick, 96, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Marquardt Health Center in Watertown. Shirley Esther Hinkel was born on January 19, 1923 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Archie and Sarah (nee Dallman) Hinkel. On May 22, 1943 she married Bill Frederick. He preceded her in death on November 25, 1983. She had been employed for many years as a secretary at Virchow, Krause and Company. She volunteered at her local polling station as well as at the boutique at Watertown Medical Center.

Shirley is survived by her children, Judith "Judy" (Lowell) DuBois and John (Karin) Frederick as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She is further survived by a special friend, Mary Wagner. She was further preceded in death by her parents and a brother.

No services will be held. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

The family would like to give a special thank you to everyone at Marquardt for their wonderful care of Shirley while she was there.

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