Shannon Kola Yowell

shannon yowell

November 3, 1965 ~ October 7, 2003

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Shannon Kola Yowell, 37, former Idaho Falls, Idaho resident, died October 7, 2003, at her home in Pueblo, Colorado. Survived by her son, Sherone Hoehn; parents, Henry and Rhea White; sister, Terri Todd; and brother, Destry White, all of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her grandparents and brother, Ian Gould. Born to Henry Gordon White and Rhea Shirley Ripplinger White, November 3, 1965 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Shannon grew up and attended schools in Ammon, Idaho and Idaho Falls, including East Idaho Vocational Technical College. She married Brian Edwin Hoehn, December 3, 1982, in Ammon. To this marriage was born a son, Sherone Tigh Hoehn. They were later divorced. She married Donald Keith Yowell, March 17, 1993, in Atomic City, Idaho. Shannon worked as a computer programmer at the I.N.E.L. and for her and Don's building contracting business. She lived in Blackfoot and Pocatello, Idaho, and in LaVeta, Colorado, where she has worked in banking and for Intermountain Gas. She then moved to Pueblo where she worked as a construction consultant. Shannon loved all kinds of sports, created many stained glass pieces, and enjoyed giving gifts of art, bringing joy and happiness to everyone. Her love for all will be deeply missed. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, October 13, 2003, at the Wood East Side Chapel, 963 South Ammon Road, Idaho Falls, Idaho, with Bishop Claine Grigg of Ammon LDS 10th Ward officiating. The family will visit with friends for one hour prior to services at Wood East Side Chapel. Burial will be in Ammon Cemetery. To leave online condolences, click on the 'Sign Memorial Guestbook' above. Questions? Please contact Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 S. Ammon Road, Idaho Falls, ID 83406. Phone: (208) 522-2992 FAX (208) 542-0370 or Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, (719) 542-1552

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  1. Will miss a good friend who we got the pleasure of working with and sharing a few laughs.

  2. To Shannon’s Family, I offer my deepest sympathy and prayers.

    Shannon was one of my best friends ever. She was always there to help me smile when times were rough.

    I know she is up there looking down on us and smiling.

  3. To the family of Shannon:
    We are so sorry for your loss, we will keep you in a hearts and prayers. Love Bill & Carolyn (niece of Bob and Laurie Leighty)

  4. To the family of Shannon:
    We are so sorry for your loss, we will keep you in a hearts and prayers. Love Bill & Carolyn (niece of Bob and Laurie Leighty)

  5. To Shannon’s family:
    So sorry about your loss, our prayers are with your family at this most difficult time.
    Sincerely Lawrence Cowan (great newphew of Bob & Laurie Leighty)

  6. Our Deepest Sympathies. Shannon was a wonderful friend and will truly be missed.

    Love, Greg & Kim Hanmer

  7. The last time we saw Shannon was at the Builders Contractors party a few years ago, she was truly a wonderful lady with a great sence of humor and a smile always on her beautiful face. Our deepest sympathy goes out to all her family and friends. Shannon will be dearly missed by all she touched ……..Sincerely, Toni & Richard Hencley

  8. Shannon was a sweet,talented and beautiful woman who will be so missed by everyone who knew her. My deepest sympathy to all of us who had that opportunity!!!

  9. My deepest sympathy to all of Shannon’s family. I met Shannon in Real Estate in Blackfoot, we were both Realtor’s. The thing I loved most about her was her integrity, not to mention her great sense of humor. After moving to Coeur d’Alene, Shannon came to visit me. We had such a wonderful time at convention together. Word’s cannot express the sadness I have for the loss of Shannon. God Bless all of you at this most difficult time. Sincerely,Roxann Caldwell

  10. To Shannon’s family and friends,
    May God help you through these very difficult times. I’m sure that you will miss Shannon always. I wish I could have helped more. I only met her once, on Sept. 27th when I collected for the newspaper from her, but I’ll never forget her. I’m sorry for the circumstances in which she passed. It sounds like she was very bright and talented.
    Look to the Lord and His strength; seek His face always. Psalm 105:4
    I believe that God cried over what happened to Shannon, and she is in His loving arms now. He cries now for the grief He sees in your wounded heart, and he wants so much for you to draw near to Him in prayer and even for you to be totally honest with Him in how you feel. He longs to be near you and comfort you.
    He knows my name,
    He knows my every thought.
    He sees each tear that falls,
    and He hears me when I call.
    Sincerely, Tammy Sparks

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