Shirley Jean (Kramer) Honeycutt passed away at home surrounded by her family on April 25, 2024. She was born to Carl & Ethel (Williamson) Kramer on January 12, 1936, on a farm near Unadilla, NE. She married William “Billy” Holscher on September 26, 1953. To this union was born four children.

She drove truck for Holscher Bros. Trucking for many years. She also drove a bus for Metro Area Transit in Omaha for a few years. Later she started her craft business going to many craft shows in the area. She was employed at the Syracuse Community Memorial Hospital in the housekeeping department until her retirement.

She married John Honeycutt on December 16, 1979, in Omaha. After retirement they moved to Rio Hondo, TX until John’s passing. She moved back to Syracuse in 2019.

Shirley was known for her love of everything Christmas. She loved decorating for the holiday, even opening her house for everyone to enjoy. She also decorated for many other holidays and seasons. She was a wonderful seamstress, making all her daughter’s clothes when they were young. She was known for her baking as well. Gardening and canning were activities she enjoyed in the summer, and she could always be found with a good book. Spending time with her family and friends were times she cherished.

She is survived by her children Kim (Danny) Martacho, Candy (Steve) Jacobsen, Butch (Cheri) Holscher and Robin Berner; six grandchildren and one step grandchild; nine great grandchildren and three step great grandchildren; six step great great grandchildren; brother William Kramer; special friend and cousin Patty Kreifels; also special friends Betty Ruenholl, Lee & Mary Margaret Clark and Janet Entler.

She was preceded in death by her parents, infant sister Patsy Ruth, her husband John and son-in-law Brad Berner.

A register book will be available to sign on Monday, April 29 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Fusselman-Allen-Harvey Funeral Home in Syracuse. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

Arrangements By: Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE

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