Mary Elizabeth Shanahan
October 16, 1933 - October 3, 2020
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Mary Elizabeth Klimesh Shanahan, 86, of Springfield, passed away October 3, 2020. Mary was born in Spillville, Iowa on October 16, 1933, and graduated from Nursing School in LaCross, WI. She retired from Cox South Hospital System in 1999 Mary was truly loved by all who knew her. Her legacy as a nurse, wife, mother,…

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Vida Wisner left a message on October 9, 2020:
Mary, was a special lady and friend. She always remembered my birthday with a beautiful card. We ,had so many good times working at the shoe store.
Maryellen Amato Stratmann, MD left a message on October 6, 2020:
Mary was in our Immaculate Conception Centering Prayer Group for many, many years and was beloved by all members of our group. She was a dear friend, kind and gentle lady, and faithful woman of God. She will never be forgotten. May she rest in peace. - Maryellen
Cherry Klimesh left a message on October 6, 2020:
In 2004 Richard and I were fortunate to have a visit from Mary, Sue and Rosemary (along with their chauffeur Bob). My playful horse Dickens zeroed right in on Mary's positive and happy spirit. I will always hold her in my heart in that light.
Pat Klimesh Stellflue left a message on October 6, 2020:
Maureen, Peggy, Tim, Rosemary, Susan, and Richard, I would like to express my deepest sympathy at the loss of your mother and sister. She was a great lady who personified grace and faith. My husband and I paid her a visit last year traveling from LaCrosse, Wisconsin to Springfield Missouri to deliver to Mary a frosting flower from her wedding cake. A frosting flower that was over 60 years old. You see, I had the honor of Being the flower girl in her wedding. I was given the frosting flower and put it in a little box with tissue to keep it safe. Because it was still in pristine condition, I wanted to deliver it to her in person and I am sure glad we did. That little frosting flower brought us together with a couple days of wonderful memories and stories with her and her sisters and their spouses. REST IN PEACE, MARY. You will Be remembered forever!❤️💛💙..............Pat
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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