Shirley Lois (Vanderberg) Stinnett

October 26, 1937 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Shirley Stinnett Obituary

Shirley Lois Stinnett (nee Vanderberg) 86 of Whiting, passed away peacefully on the early morning of Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Stinnett; loving mother of William (late Carol) Rickmann, Larry (Ginger) Rickmann, Timmy (Angie) Stinnett, Tina (late Richie) Preneta and Tony Stinnett; cherished grandmother to many grandchildren and great grandchildren; dearest sister of David (Sheryl) Vanderberg, Judy (Jack) Holland and the late Marvin Vanderberg; preceded in death by brother Ross Vanderberg; dear aunt to many nieces and nephews.

A private ceremony with only her close immediate family has been held. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th Street, Whiting, Indiana 46394. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on-line at

Shirley Stinnett was born on October 26, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to William and Juanita (Brown) Vanderberg. A longtime resident of the Whiting-Robertsdale Community, she was a member of AMVETS Post 64 of Whiting and was a well-known waitress at several local restaurants. She enjoyed collecting salt and pepper shakers and loved everyone. Devoted to her family, Shirley will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

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