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Shirley Ann Westphal

June 13, 1933 — June 3, 2020

Shirley Ann Westphal

Shirley Ann Westphal, age 86, of Madison Lake, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Pathstone Living in Mankato.


A private Mass will be held at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mankato. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Please share a memory of Shirley with her family at


The family prefers memorials be directed to either Loyola Catholic School, SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, or Calvary Cemetery in Mankato.


Shirley was born June 13, 1933, in Mankato, MN to Jacob James and Stella Margaret (McHugh) Neubert. She graduated from Loyola High School in 1951. Shirley was united in marriage to Jerome Earl Westphal on August 28, 1965, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mankato and they were blessed with three daughters.


She enjoyed playing cards, watching the Minnesota Twins, flower gardening, watching birds, traveling throughout the United States and having fun with family and friends at the lake. Shirley was a lifelong member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was active in prayer groups. If she wasn’t at home, she could usually be found at church.


Shirley is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jerry Westphal of Madison Lake; daughters, Janine (Jim) Perrault of St. Cloud, Barb (Steve) Dettloff of White Bear Lake, and Mary Pascua of Waseca; grandchildren, Alan (Beth) Perrault, Ann (Tyler) Losinski, Matt Perrault, David Perrault, Daniel Perrault, Michael Dettloff, Joe Dettloff, Eric Dettloff, and Sarah Dettloff; brother, Paul Neubert of Mankato; sisters-in-law, Pat Neubert of Colorado Springs, CO, and Judy Masberg of Mankato; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Allan Pascua; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jake (Katie) Neubert, Ken (Eileen) Neubert, Ray (Sue) Neubert, and Jim Neubert; and brother-in-law, David Masberg.


The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Pathstone Living for the wonderful care given to Shirley.

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