Marian Frances Shilhavy, 83, of Olathe, passed away Aug. 29, 2011 at her home.
Marian was born Oct. 11, 1927 in Detroit, Mich. to William Francis and Blanche M (Corey) Porter. Marian married Richard Shilhavy and they lived in Grand Rapids, Mich. and moved to Gardner in 1986.
She worked in the District Court Clerk’s Office in Olathe for six years, retiring in 1992.
She was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church in Gardner. Marian enjoyed puzzles and playing cards. She loved her family and will be dearly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard, son James Foley, two brothers and two sisters.
Marian is survived by her daughters Wanda Powell and Barbara Heisel of Edgerton; grandchildren Nathan Patrick and Jamie; and six great grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be 10 a.m., Sept. 7, 2011 at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 2, 2011 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS, (913) 856-7111. Memorial Contributions may be given to King of Kings Lutheran Church. Condolences may be sent to