Shirley May Colberg

August 22, 1930October 29, 2018

Shirley May Colberg, 88, longtime resident of Lombard, at rest October 29, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving mother of the late David (Stephanie) Domke, Jody (Daniel) Hallahan, Gail (Curtis) Bronson, Kimberlee (Michael) Callahan, Randall (Lisa) Domke, and Thomas (Cynthia) Domke. Loving step-mother of Ann (James) Twite, Linda (Donald) Carey, and Sue (Christopher) Mancione. Proud grandmother of 27, great grandmother of 22, and great great grandmother of 3. Loving daughter of the late George and Gladys. Also a loving mother of 2 giraffes at Brookfield Zoo. Visitation Thursday 10 AM until time of funeral service 11:30 AM at Chapel Hill Gardens West Funeral Home 17W201 Roosevelt Rd., Oakbrook Terrace. Interment will take place privately at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Brookfield Zoo 8400 W. 31st. St., Brookfield, IL 60513, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. For more information please call (630) 941-7496 or visit


  • Visitation Thursday, November 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 1, 2018

Shirley May Colberg

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November 5, 2018

My deepest condolences to Shirley's family and friends. I fondly remember Shirley and the delight she took in proudly sharing photos of her beautiful family during the years we both worked at the Illinois State Board of Education in Chicago. She will be missed by many.
Adela Weinstein
Peoria, AZ