Shirley Monahan Obituary

Shirley M. Monahan
Shirley Monahan
Shirley M. Monahan

January 19, 2009
Born in Churdan, IA
Resided in Grimes, IA
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Shirley Monahan, 69, passed away Monday, January 19, 2009 at Banner Hospice in Mesa Arizona following a lengthy battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held 10:30 am Saturday, January 24, at Assumption Catholic Church in Granger with burial to follow at Sunny Hill Cemetery in Grimes.

Shirley was born in Churdan, Iowa, the daughter of Fern and James "Sam" Monahan. She worked most of her life as an actuator at Hopkins Insurance and retired from Community Provider Insurance. Shirley enjoyed going to horse races, country music, but most of all, spending winters in Arizona.

Shirley is survived by her siblings, James (Lois) Monahan, Susan (Jerry) Evans and Maxine (Fred) Diers, all of Des Moines; her half brother, Robert (Patsy) Dowell of Longton, KS; half sister, Betty (Paul) Friedel of Ankeny; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Dorothy Ball and Karen Monahan; and her long time companion, James E. Seibert.

Visitation begins 2 pm Friday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm with a vigil service at 7pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the hospice of the donor's choice.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, January 23, 2009
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Assumption Catholic Church
1904 Sycamore Street
Granger, IA 50109
Saturday, January 24, 2009
10:30 AM
Sunny Hill Cemetery
SE Jacob Street and SE 6th Street
Grimes, IA US 50111
Saturday, January 24, 2009