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Robert Thayne Shannon


1925 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Robert Thayne Shannon Obituary
Robert Thayne Shannon died at his home May 18, 2017. Born in Hiawatha, Kansas May 12, 1925. In 1946 he married Mary Eloise Bierer in Council Bluffs, Iowa. After a short stint in the army he attended the University of Denver. He graduated with a BS in mathematics and an MA in school administration. Bob taught high school in Shenandoah, Iowa and Denver Public Schools. In 1980 Bob and Mary moved to Estes Park where he was an Ambassador and delivered Meals on Wheels. Bob received the Presidents Call to Service Award for serving more than 4000 volunteer hours repairing watches and clocks for the Elizabeth Guild. Bob was preceded in death by his wife Mary in 2007. He is survived by his cousins, Bobbie Sue and husband Ray Lowry of Norfolk, Nebraska, Claire Ray of Estes Park, Dodi and husband Jim Banker of Estes Park, Richard Ray and family of Denver, Ryan and wife Lauren Banker and family of Estes Park and Dr. Jamie Banker Oberson and husband Todd and family of Thousand Oaks, California. A private memorial is planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Denver Teachers Club-Assistance Fund, 1617 Acoma St., Denver, CO 80225-3624. Please visit www.allnutt.com to leave a message for the family.
Published in Estes Park Trail-Gazette on May 26, 2017
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