Milwaukee- Joseph Robert Shirk, age 22, of Milwaukee passed away on Sunday March, 21st, 2021 at his home. He was born on October 4th, 1998 in New Hampshire, the son of Karen Beth Collins and John Shirk.
Joe graduated from Dodgeland High School in 2017. He went on to attend UW Milwaukee studying architecture. Joe used his creativity and intelligence to do well in his classes. He loved road trips, watching sports, and spending time with his family and friends.
Joe is survived by his father, John Shirk; Grandmother, Inez Toepfer, Sister Kate (Cody) Claeys, Nephew Oliver Bowie Claeys. Uncle, Steven Toepfer. Cousins, Chad Halverson, Melissa Halverson, Lauren (Ethan) Toepfer, Anthony (Tiffany) Peterson, Autumn Mitchell and Levi Henkel. He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother and Grandfather Robert Toepfer.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton. Burial will take place in Lutheran Cemetery South. Visitation will be held from 12 noon until the time of service.
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206 W. Prospect Stoughton
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