Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bannons in:
 • Greenwood Cemetery
 • Newton
 • Harvey County
 • Kansas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Shirley Ann Friesen Bannon
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 12, 1935
Harvey County
Kansas, USA
Death: May 27, 2011
Lyon County
Kansas, USA

Shirley A. Bannon (75) of Emporia, Kansas, passed away Friday, May 27, 2011 at Newman Regional Health in Emporia.

Shirley Ann Friesen, the daughter of David & Adina (Schmidt) Friesen, was born June 12, 1935 on the family farm in rural Newton, Kansas. She married John Bannon on January 22, 1955 in Newton. He survives of the home.

She is also survived by: two daughters, Lisa Brockelman of Phoenix, Arizona, and Deanna Defoor of Manhattan, Kansas; one son, Jeff Raymond Bannon of Emporia; one sister, Phyllis Johnson of Pocatello, Idaho; five grandchildren, Christopher Brockelman of Emporia, Michelle Brockelman of Phoenix, Arizona, Weston Defoor of Wichita, Kansas, Mallory Defoor of Manhattan, Kansas, and Jack Bannon of Cheyenne, Wyoming; and two great-grandchildren, Isabella Fernandez of Phoenix, Arizona, and Caedon Defoor of Wichita, Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Jill Bannon; two sisters, Erlene Borth, and Lucille McVey; and two brothers, Delbert Friesen and Donavan Friesen.

Mrs. Bannon was a homemaker, and a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Emporia, Kansas.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. Father Kelley J. Lackey II, rector of the church, will officiate. Burial will follow at 2:30 P.M. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kansas. The family will greet friends from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home.

In Lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church sent in care of the funeral home.

Family links: 
  David F. Friesen (1894 - 1977)
  Adina E. Friesen (1894 - 1975)
  John Raymond Bannon (1935 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Harvey County
Kansas, USA
Created by: delkan
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70648632
Shirley Ann <i>Friesen</i> Bannon
Added by: Jack Chillcott
Shirley Ann <i>Friesen</i> Bannon
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Erick Wagner
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Jack Chillcott
 Added: Dec. 13, 2011

- delkan
 Added: May. 31, 2011

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service