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Shirley M. Brokaw

September 25, 1937 — January 19, 2023

Shirley M. Brokaw, 85, passed away January 19, 2023. Shirley was a member and past President in the American Council of the Blind and the Missouri Council of the Blind. She was also a member of Allied Worker for the Blind. She loved to travel, traveled on 10 cruises and traveled all over the world. Shirley worked for Alphapointe and retired after 30 years in 2004.

Shirley was preceded in death by parents Albert D. and Cora M. (Gibbs) Dailey, brother Robert Dailey, son Harold Frank and grandchild Chad Frank. Survivors include her significant other Melvin Smith; son Jerry Brokaw and his wife Shirlene; daughter Sheryl Frank; daughter Linda King and her husband Gene; son Warren Brokaw and wife Kathy; daughter Cheryl Swartz and husband Sam; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 12PM, with services to follow at 1PM, Wednesday, January 25 at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Missouri; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Shirley was a HUGE Kansas City Chiefs fan and the family requests guests to wear their Chiefs gear.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Missouri Council of the Blind.

Service Information:

Visitation will be 12PM, with services to follow at 1PM, Wednesday, January 25 at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Missouri; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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