Mary M. Shinn…November 9, 1924 – October 14, 2017


A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Mary M. Shinn will be held at 2pm on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Kristina Walker of the Lamar United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery.

Visitation for Mary will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 4:00PM until 7pm at the Peacock Family Chapel.

Mary was born on November 9, 1924 at Limon, Colorado to Fred L. and Alvina M. (Gearhardt) Nienhuser and passed away on October 14, 2017 at the Lamar Estates Nursing home at the age of 92.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Lee Shinn, her parents, infant sister, Lucile, her brothers, Donald Nienhuser and Wilbur Nienhuser and three nephews.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Jacque (Arthur) Davis of Vaughn, NM, grandchildren, Ryan Davis of Las Animas, CO, Kyle (Ammie) Davis of Duran, NM and Ross (Alyssa) Davis of Eaton, CO and great-grandchildren, Gregory Ty, Wyatt Curtis and Frank Lee. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar United Methodist Church, Lamar Area Hospice, Lamar Estates Residence Fund or charity of one’s choice.

Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family.

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