Phyllis Shown


Phyllis Shown 102, Cañon City, Colo., passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 13, 2021. She was born Aug. 7, 1919, to Christian Carl Staley and Maria Elsworth. She later married Robert Shown.

Phyllis enjoyed ranching, rodeo, fishing, hunting, dancing, but what she enjoyed most was the time she spent with her family. She belonged to the Eastern Star Club.

Phyllis was preceded in death by both parents, her husband Robert Shown, four sisters, one brother, and three nephews.

Her memory will live on through her two nieces, one nephew, numerous great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. Phyllis will be missed by all who knew her.

Donations may be sent to the Shriners Children’s Hospital or St. Jude’s Hospital. Cremation was chosen and a Celebration of Life was held Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at 1 p.m., at Strohmayer’s Funeral Home 205 S. Broadway Monte Vista, Colo.

Arrangements in care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home.

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