Agnes Thresia (Hadle) Shellhammer
Agnes Thresia (Hadle) Shellhammer, 87, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away June 3, 2013 in Gardner.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., June 7, 2013 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 7023 W. 71st St., Overland Park, KS 66204. Burial follows at 2 p.m. at St. Columbia Catholic Cemetery, Gardner, KS. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. at the church before the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Harden Hospice-Kansas. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913)856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.
Agnes was born April 5, 1926 in rural Gardner to Walter Stephen and Annie Belle (Harrington) Hadle. She grew up in Gardner, but had lived in Overland Park since 1965.
Agnes married Clyde Richard Shellhammer on June 12, 1965 in Gardner.
She worked as a post office clerk in Shawnee Mission for 25 years; retiring in 1986.
Agnes was a member of the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Overland Park where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She was a St. Ursula Aide, a member of the Johnson County Fair Board, the National Association of Federal Employees, Shawnee Historical Society and Shawnee Days, Shawnee Keen-agers and a lifetime member of the Bukovina Society of the Americas in Ellis, Kan. Agnes will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyde, in 2010; sisters, Grace Giltner and Elsie Hadle.
Agnes is survived by brothers, Fred and wife Ruth Hadle and Henry and wife Judy Hadle, both of Gardner and six nieces.