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In Memory of

Barbara Kay Shahan

September 15, 1940 - August 15, 2017

Obituary


Barbara Kay Shahan was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on September 15, 1940, but called Arizona home since she was 5 years old. She entered Heaven's gates on August 15, 2017.

She was a loving mother and homemaker who loved her family and the Lord. Barbara had an unwavering faith in God. She was a member of Palmcroft Baptist Church for many years, and during those years, she had become very involved with the church and participated in many outreach ministries including being a Deaconess, on the prayer chain committee, bereavement committee and wore many...

Barbara Kay Shahan was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on September 15, 1940, but called Arizona home since she was 5 years old. She entered Heaven's gates on August 15, 2017.

She was a loving mother and homemaker who loved her family and the Lord. Barbara had an unwavering faith in God. She was a member of Palmcroft Baptist Church for many years, and during those years, she had become very involved with the church and participated in many outreach ministries including being a Deaconess, on the prayer chain committee, bereavement committee and wore many more hats over the years.

Barbara was predeceased by her loving husband of 39 years, John R. Shahan. Barbara is survived by her daughters Kim Sexton (Jerry), Rhonda Brandenberger (Dave), and by her son Daniel Shahan (Patrice). She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Sarah Freswick (Justin), Rachel Hayes (Justin), Zachary Sexton, Brittany Brandenberger, Nathan Brandenberger, Heidi Brandenberger, Andrew Shahan, and Luke Shahan, and eight great grandchildren, Caitlynn Freswick, Tristan Freswick, Teagan Freswick, Nixie Birtel, Avi Birtel, Lyla Brandenberger, Carlie Brandenberger, and Hunter Brandenberger.

Her children Rhonda, Kimie and Daniel, lovingly cared for her the last several years of her life. She also was cared for at Glencroft Care Center and spent her last months at Angels of Paradise Group Home. The family gives them and everyone else who cared for Barbara their greatest gratitude.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, August 28, 2017 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at West Resthaven Funeral Home. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held the following day on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 3:00 PM also at West Resthaven Funeral Home and Park located at 6450 West Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ.

Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10