Shirley Jean Hansen, 90, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born on May 10, 1931, in Des Moines, Iowa to Glenn and Margaret Towers.
She would later grow up and meet the love of her life Peter. They were married March 6, 1948, from that union they had 4 amazing children Jon, Steve, Julie, and Sherri. They were married 61 years living in their fairy tale love story before the passing of Peter in 2009.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents Glenn Dale Towers and Margaret Maude (Fulton) Towers, her beloved husband Peter J. Hansen, and her beautiful daughter Sherri D. Flippin.
She is survived by her children sons Jon Hansen, and Steve Hansen, daughter Julie Pfeifer and her loving sister Carol Briggs, 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 3 great great-grandchildren. Shirley will be truly missed by many other family and friends that knew her.
Services will be in the care of Longview Funeral Home and Cemetery- 12700 SE Raytown Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64149. Visitation will be Saturday February 19, 2022, at 12 Noon with Funeral and burial to follow at 1pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Shirley’s honor to the American Cancer Society.
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