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No visitation planned


Sunday, April 2, 2017
12:00 pm
Celebration of life from
12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
American Legion
1511 S Union Street
Des Moines


Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Shirley Ann Inman

Shirley Ann Inman, 76, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

There will be a celebration of life from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the American Legion, 1511 South Union Street, Des Moines, IA 50315.

Shirley was born May 15, 1940, in Des Moines, Iowa to Trenton and Dorothy (Keaton) Jennings. She was proud to be a housewife, wife, mother and grandmother. Shirley loved her family and treasured visits from her grandchildren and passing the time on her deck with family, watching the hummingbirds come to her feeders. She enjoyed watching all types of birds and would always have food out for them. Shirley was a wonderful cook and enjoyed trips to the Iowa State Fair and vacationing in Florida.

She is survived by her husband, George; children, Diana (Dan) Hinch, George (Esther) Inman III, and Tina Stalzer; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and siblings, Kenny (Debbie) Steffens, Rose (Denny) Halterman, and Don Steffens. Shirley was preceded in death by her father, Trenton Jennings; mother, Dorothy Steffens; step-father, Kenny Steffens; and her sister, Marilyn Lampman.

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