Shirley Ann (Neukirch) Moore, 80, born May 12, 1931, died Sept. 10, 2011, in Florence. She will be missed by family and friends who loved her so much.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Ruby Neukirch and her sister, Jo Ott.
She is survived by her siblings Marvin Neukirch of Topeka and Cathy Calabrese of Tallahassee, Fla.; sons Mike (Gail) Moore of St. George, Mark (Sharon) Moore of Houston, Texas, Troy Moore of Emporia, Jeff (Carrie) Moore of Kechi, and Jerome (Bridget) Moore of McPherson; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was known for her secret recipes, home-cooked meals, love of animals and football, and her ability to make Carroll Ann laugh.
Private services will be held.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Special Olympics Kansas, 5280 Foxridge Drive, Mission, KS 66202.