Stephanie Kay Ehling Shoemaker

Posted 3/22/21

Stephanie Kay Ehling Shoemaker

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Stephanie Kay Ehling Shoemaker


BLOOMINGTON — Stephanie Kay Ehling Shoemaker, 57, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Stephanie’s service will be held on Friday, March 26, 2021,  at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomington, with Pastor Chuck Bahn officiating. Following the service, burial will take place at Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 25, 2021, from 5-7 p.m. at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington. Visitation will be limited to 50 people at a time, and masks are required for all who attend.

The family suggests memorials to be made to the Humane Society of Central Illinois.

Stephanie was born on March 10, 1964, in Bloomington, to Pete and Lois Ehling. After graduating from University High School in 1981, she went to Illinois State University to study Biology. Stephanie worked at Central Supply Company and Talbots.

She was preceded in death by her brother Jeffrey Dean Ehling, a sister Terri Sue Ehling, and her grandparents.

She is survived by her parents, Pete and Lois Ehling, Clinton; her three children, Tyler (Jessica) Shoemaker, Clinton; Brittany (Delayne) Durdle, Green Valley, Ill.; and Austin Shoemaker, Bloomington, along with three grandchildren, Emmett, Avery and Ethan.

Stephanie was a loving daughter, mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed by all her family and friends.

Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to