Shirley Jean Jans, 75 of Kamrar, died Saturday, September 15, 2012 at her home.
Shirley was born on December 13, 1935 in Eagle Grove, IA to Earl & Ethel (Loux) Capsel. She attended the Eagle Grove Schools. Shirley married James Jans on May 24, 1957 in Webster City. The couple lived in Kamrar where they farmed. She was a homemaker, helped her husband farm and worked as a substitute lunch server. She owned and operated Steve's Place in Kamrar. Shirley was a member of the Community Church of Kamrar.
Shirley enjoyed her children, grand-children, and great-grandchildren's activities and events. Her love of cooking and baking was known by all. She enjoyed sporting events, especially the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Her family includes her husband of 55 years, Jim; children: Randi & Ed Masek, Jill & Tim Scott of & Steven of all of Kamrar; her grandchildren: Ashley & Jody Soma of Gilbert, Barry & Sarah Scott of Ackley, Blake & Alex Renaud of Williams; step grandchildren: Brooke Masek of Cedar Rapids, Dustin & Amanda Masek of Norfolk, NE; great grandchildren: Piper & Brody Soma, Elijah Renaud, Owen & Archer Masek. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; infant son Larry Dean in 1960; several sisters and brothers.
A visitation will be held at the Community Church of Kamrar on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 5:30 7:30 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday September 20, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the church with Pastor Peter Mueller officiating. Boman Funeral Home of Webster City is caring for the family.