April 23, 1957 – December 21, 2012
Shannon Mary Shearer, age 55, of 2007 Aldrich Avenue in Boone, died December 21, 2012, at her home.
A Funeral Mass will be Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Boone with Rev. Randy Schon officiating.
Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Boone.
Shannon was born in Boone on April 23, 1957, the daughter of John and Helen (VanLent) Fitzgerald.
She grew up on a farm, attended Sacred Heart School, and graduated from Boone High School in 1975.
On June 19, 1976, she married Mike Shearer in Boone.
In earlier years, Shannon was a nurse’s aide at Ledges Manor and the Evangelical Free Church Home.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church.
Shannon loved being with her grandchildren and attending their activities.
She also enjoyed watching television and traveling to Las Vegas with Mike and going to Elvis Impersonator shows.
Shannon was preceded in death by her parents, sister LuAnn Anderson, brother Rev. Timothy Fitzgerald, and a daughter-in-law Brandy (Hirsch) Shearer.
She is survived by her husband Mike of Boone; a son Joe Shearer and wife Julie of Boone; two daughters Sara Sharp and husband Eric and Amy Shearer, all of Boone; six grandchildren: C.J. and Nichole Hunter, Logan and Jonathan Shearer, and Wyatte and Wesley Sharp; a great grandson, Keaton Moore; a sister Maureen Hollingsworth and husband Dewell of Boone; and her mother-in-law Lavonne Shearer of Boone; and many other relatives.
Friends may call at Schroeder Memorial Chapel on Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be no Vigil Service.
Visitation continues Saturday at the funeral chapel from 8 to 9 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.Information provided by: Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc. 1006 6th Street Boone, IA 50036 www.schroedermemorialchapel.com