Obituary photo of Shirley Kies, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

Shirley Grace Kies

1936 - 2023
Obituary photo of Shirley Kies, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

Shirley Grace Kies

1936 - 2023
Shirley Grace Kies, 86, of Junction City, Kansas, passed away on March 30, 2023. Cremation will take place.

She was born on June 10, 1936, Muskegon, Michigan to Frank and Ida (Pastoor) Yonkman.

On January 16, 1953, she married the love of her life, Alford "Glen" Kies. Together they raised four children while maintaining a 23 year military career.

Shirley was a devoted military wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed working in the yard and took pride in having a lovely home. She also enjoyed shopping, walking and spending time with her grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her two daughters, Connie (Robin) Stewart of Junction City, Kansas, Jeannie (Bradley) Herndon of Pratt, Kansas; one son, Kenny (Suzy) Kies of Eudora, Kansas; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and two step-sisters, Janeth Farber-Addis and Maxine Nickols of Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Glen; her eldest son, Larry Kies; two brothers, Frank and Fred Yonkman; and one step-brother, Fred Haddix.

**To leave a special message for the family, press the "share" tab above.**
Shirley Grace Kies, 86, of Junction City, Kansas, passed away on March 30, 2023. Cremation will take place.

She was born on June 10, 1936, Muskegon, Michigan to Frank and Ida (Pastoor) Yonkman.

On January 16, 1953, she married the love of her life, Alford "Glen" Kies. Together they raised four children while maintaining a 23 year military career.

Shirley was a devoted military wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed working in the yard and took pride in having a lovely home. She also enjoyed shopping, walking and spending time with her grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her two daughters, Connie (Robin) Stewart of Junction City, Kansas, Jeannie (Bradley) Herndon of Pratt, Kansas; one son, Kenny (Suzy) Kies of Eudora, Kansas; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and two step-sisters, Janeth Farber-Addis and Maxine Nickols of Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Glen; her eldest son, Larry Kies; two brothers, Frank and Fred Yonkman; and one step-brother, Fred Haddix.

**To leave a special message for the family, press the "share" tab above.**

Share Memories

:
:
:
Please also sign me up for Johnson's email newsletter.
We will treat your information with the utmost confidentiality and not share or distribute it in any way.
Condolences should be personal messages from family and friends. For a full version of our online obituary policy, please click here.