Sandra Jo Shahan, 55, of Lone Jack, Missouri, was born Sunday, January 2, 1955 in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Donald E. and Joyce L. (Strange) Watts. She departed this life at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at the Lee's Summit Medical Center surrounded by her family.
On October 10, 1987, Sandra was united in marriage to Kent A. Shahan in Independence.
Sandra was a 1972 Hazelwood high school graduate. Following high school she went to work as a bookkeeper until her children were born when she then became a fulltime mother devoting all of her time and efforts to her family. She enjoyed camping, playing Blitz, motorcycling, riding horses with Micaiah, and watching Dalton play sports. She was adamant in her thoughts and opinions and kept her family in line with her careful and meticulous planning and numerous lists.
She was a member of the Hope United Methodist Church in Lone Jack. She and Kent were also members of the Harley Davidson Owners group of the Kansas City area.
She was a great mom, devoted and steadfast wife and the best friend anybody could ask for!
She is survived by her husband Kent, daughter Micaiah, and son Dalton all of the home; parents Don and Joyce Watts of Blue Springs; two sisters Karen Williamson and her husband Andy of Excelsior Springs, and Kelly Cross and her husband Mike of Blue Springs; one brother David Watts and his wife Sharon of Olathe; aunt Sharon Johnson of Lee's Summit; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services were held Friday, September 24, 2010 at the Hope United Methodist Church in Lone Jack. Pastor's Creighton Cox and James Stanfield-Myer officiated. Burial was in the Winchester-Wise Cemetery near Winchester, Kansas. Casket bearers were Jason Cross, Randy Eads, Mark Lightheizer, Dalton Shahan, Andy Williamson, and Frank Wittmers.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be sent in care of the funeral home.