In Remembrance of Shirley Zismer
Date of Death: 07-25-2022
Funeral Service : 08-10-2022
Shirley Zismer, 89, of Paradise, MO passed away, July 25, 2022.
She was born on May 12, 1933 to Loren George and Evelyn Marie (Blackmoore) Bentley in Kansas City, MO. Shirley graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1952.
Shirley lived in Paradise, MO where she raised her family. She worked as a cook at the Spelman Memorial Hospital in Smithville for over 20 years. Shirley was a local legend on the softball field and was known for her dominate pitching and she enjoyed playing golf. She was an artist and loved to paint and draw.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, son, Douglas Zismer, daughter-in-law, Sheila Zismer and one sister, Laura Mae Bentley, brother-in-law, Ted Stevenson.
She is survived by her children, Angela (Thomas) Mandina, Sandra (Michael) Callahan, David Zismer, and Edward (Tasha) Zismer; former husband, Willis D. Zismer; grandchildren, Lisa, Sarah and Anna Mandina, Brandi (Jeff) Duthoo, Chad Zismer, Kyle (Kori) Zismer, Ryan Essex, and Mackenzie and Abigail Zismer; numerous great-grandchildren; brothers, George (Donna) Bentley and Lawrence (Dorothy) Bentley; sisters, Joyce (Jim) McClaskey and Janet Stevenson; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
A Celebration of Life Visitation: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday August 10th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home in Smithville, MO (104 W Church Street, Smithville, MO 64089)