Shirley J. Nikes, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013.
She was born in St. Joseph to Carl and Ellen Roades.
She graduated from Central High School and was retired from Heartland Health System.
She was a preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents; and sister, Carole Poff.
Surviving are her children, Cathy (Tom) Jones, Greg (Kristi), Kevin (Norma) all of St. Joseph, Missouri; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and cousins.
Graveside Services and Interment: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to The Missouri Western Foundation.