Shirley Ware, 80, of Bondurant, formerly of Iconium, passed away Monday, June 28, 2010 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. Shirley was born Nov. 17, 1929 in Fremont, the daughter of Loyd W. Brown and Lula L. Hahn Brown. She graduated high school in 1948 and became a certified teacher. She taught in a one room school house in Fremont. Shirley was raised on a farm near Fremont and later near Eddyville. She married Robert Ware in Ottumwa in 1950 and he preceded her in death. Shirley and Robert lived many years in Iconium. She is survived by five children, Rebecca (Richard) Miller of Bondurant, Mike Ware of Centerville, Jan (Jon) Miller of Coal Valley, Ill., Jerry (Karen) Ware of Guthrie, Okla. and Kendall Ware of Ames, 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert; parents; two grandchildren Jessie and Stacy; two brothers Mark and Dan Brown, a sister Betty McClain and a daughter-in-law JoAnne Ware. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 2 at Lange Funeral Home in Moravia with the Rev. Kathy Franzenburg officiating. Visitation will be Friday from noon until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery in Moravia. A memorial has been established to the American Cancer Society and may be left at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.langefh.com.
Source: Ad Express & Daily Iowegian (Centerville, IA) – Thursday, July 1, 2010