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Delores Loretta Shepard

August 20, 1929 January 31, 2020
Delores Loretta Shepard
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Obituary for Delores Loretta Shepard

Delores Loretta (Carpentier) Shepard , age 90, of Rhinelander, died on January 31, 2020, in Rhinelander. She was born on August 20, 1929 in Rhinelander, the daughter of Romeo & Edith (Johnson) Carpentier. She was a life-long resident of Rhinelander. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and then Rhinelander High School, graduating in 1947.

Delores was devoted to her family. She wed Larry Shepard in 1949 and God blessed them with 64 years of marriage. and they raised their children in their home on Country Drive. Delores enjoyed being active in her children’s activities which included cub-scouts and campfire girls. She worked the lunch counter at Woolworths, cooked at Newbold School, and then worked at K-Mart in her retirement years.

She enjoyed camping, snowmobiling, bowling, crafting and trips to the casino. She was also an avid Packers and Brewers fan. Delores & Larry enjoyed many winters in Gulf Shores, Alabama after moving to Edgewater Homes. She was a longtime member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish.

Delores is survived by her four children: Joan (Tom) Haebig, Sharon (John Staley), Tom (Brenda), and Rob (Patti); 12 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Larry.

Visitation for Delores will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, with Memorial Services following at 12:00 Noon, on Thursday, February 6th, 2020, at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Rhinelander. Father Maria Vallabhaneni will officiate. Interment will be in the Forest Home Cemetery this spring. You may leave your private condolences for the Shepard family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving Delores’ family.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

6

Feb

10:00 AM 2/6/2020 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2/6/2020 12:00:00 PM
Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church

103 E King Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church
103 E King Street Rhinelander 54501 WI
United States

Service

Thursday

6

Feb

12:00 PM 2/6/2020 12:00:00 PM
Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church

103 E King Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church
103 E King Street Rhinelander 54501 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Home Cemetery Final Resting Place

650 Washington Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501

650 Washington Street Rhinelander 54501 WI
United States
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