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Shirley A. West

April 23, 1936 — March 2, 2024

O'Fallon, Missouri

Shirley A. West (nee DeGonia), of O'Fallon, MO, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2024 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of 57 years to Ralph West; cherished daughter of the late Oscar and Viola DeGonia; devoted mother of Robyne (Jackie) Westmoreland, Amy (Darren) Starzyk and Michael (Susan) West; loving grandmother of Shaun Fitzgerald, Michael West, Jr., Amanda (Justin) Easley, Ashley (Michael) Isenberg, Bryce Starzyk, Camden Starzyk, Erika Starzyk, and the late Heather Fitzgerald; treasured great-grandmother of Luke Fitzgerald, Alexandra Easley, Jacob Easley and Benjamin Isenberg; dear sister of Rita Joyce Harris, Dennis DeGonia and the late Oscar DeGonia, Jr.

Shirley was a devout Catholic and member of Assumption Parish. She proudly and honorably served her country in the United States Navy. 

Shirley loved going to the theater and seeing shows at The Muny and The Fox; she always had season tickets every year. In her free time she enjoyed shopping, especially for shoes, clothes and jewelry and was always dressed to the nines. Shirley was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Shirley's name to Alzheimer's Association, American Heart Association or Masses. 

The family has asked that you come in your brightest clothes to honor Shirley.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shirley A. West, please visit our flower store.

Cemetery Information

St. Charles Memorial Gardens

3950 W Clay St

St Charles, MO 63301

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Baue Funeral Home - O'Fallon

311 Wood St, O'Fallon, MO 63366

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Assumption Catholic Church, O'Fallon, MO

403 N Main St, O'Fallon, MO 63366

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Mass

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Assumption Catholic Church, O'Fallon, MO

403 N Main St, O'Fallon, MO 63366

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