In Memory of Elizabeth J. Staib

July 18, 1931 - February 22, 2023

Elizabeth Josephine Staib, age 91, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at her residence in Hayward, WI.

She was born on July 18, 1931 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Walburga (Schmid) Stephan.

She was united in marriage to Robert E. Staib on February 2, 1952 in Chicago, IL. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2002.

Elizabeth and Robert owned and operated the Pine Shores Resort on Lac Courte Oreilles near Hayward. Her hospitality and hard work made enjoying the Northwoods possible for many families that vacationed at Pine Shores. She enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Hayward Golf Club. She also enjoyed bowling and being a member of the Red Hat Society. She was a devout Catholic and loved her friendships throughout the years of all the ladies of the St. Hilary’s Women’s Club.

She is survived by her children, Robert V. Staib of Hayward, WI, Brenda (Tom) Dwyer of Glenview, IL, and Maria (Ty) Clark of Rogers, MN; her son-in-law, Tom Duffy of Barrington, IL; her grandchildren, Stephanie (Myles) Kaluzna, Julie Dwyer, Katie (Austin) Righeimer, Adam, Mitchell and Grace Clark, Dasha, Kristina and Vera Duffy; her great-granddaughter, Lucy Kaluzna; her sister, Antoinette Kempf of Buffalo Grove, IL; and her nieces, nephews and dear friends.

In addition to her parents, Elizabeth is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert; her daughter, Karen Staib Duffy; her brother, Joseph Stephan; and her dear friend, Thomas Devereaux.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 noon on Friday, March 3, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hayward, where visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. until the hour of Mass. A service will be held in the Chicago area, date to be announced.

Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, IL.

Memorials may be directed to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or use the link on our website. Memorials may also be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 877, Hayward, WI 54843.

Last Update: Feb 27, 2023 8:58 am CST

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