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Obituary for Shelly Jean Athay

Shelly Jean Athay
1968-2017

Shelly Jean Athay, 49, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at her home.
She was born January 16, 1968 to William and Mary (Borden) Athay. Shelly enjoyed walking, cooking, and baking and loved animals.
She fought a courageous battle for the past eight years with Stiff Person Syndrome, an auto-immune disease.
She was preceded in death by her father; grandparents, Alfred and Irene Borden.
Survivors include her mother, Mary (Ruth) Athay; sister, Kelly Jo Chaney; nephews, Preston, Brandon and Alex Chaney, Scott Huff, Scott and Chris Borden.
Farewell Services 3:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment Whispering Pines Cremation Garden Garden at St. Joseph Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 1:30 to 3:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family request donation’s to The Friends of The Animal Shelter. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

23

Sep

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Service

Saturday

23

Sep

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Cemetery Details

Location

Whispering Pines Cremation Garden at St. Joseph Memorial Park Cemete

St. Joseph, Missouri

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