203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Specialist Shannan Gay Goodman (Anderson)

Specialist Shannan Gay Goodman (Anderson) was born on August 4, 1972 in Waverly, IA and died February 10, 2016 in Waverly, IA.

Shannan Gay Goodman (Anderson) entered the United States Army on August 27, 1997, in Des Moines, IA, served during the Gulf War era and reached the rank of Specialist before being discharged on April 26, 1999 in Ansbach, Germany.

Shannan Gay Goodman (Anderson) is buried at Andrews Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at


Shannan Goodman, 43, of Waverly, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, in Waverly, Iowa.

Shannan was born August 4, 1972, in Waverly, Iowa, the daughter of Bruce and Nancy (Kendall) Gipple. She attended Waverly-Shell Rock High School, graduating in 1990. Shannan entered the United States Army in 1997. She was stationed at Katterbach Kaserne in Germany, and was honorably discharged in 1999. In 2001, Shannan earned an Associated Degree in accounting at Hawkeye Community College. On July 13, 2002, she was united in marriage to Chris Goodman at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. The couple later divorced.

Shannan worked for Allen Memorial Hospital from 2000 to 2003. Then she worked for Cuna Mutual Insurance from 2003 until 2014, and then started her own cleaning business called “Clean Freak”. Shannan really loved her family, especially her kids, and grandson. They had fun together watching movies, attending events, and even wrestling on the floor! Shannan knew and would quote many lines from the movies as they watched! She was very smart whited, determined, and always put 100 percent into whatever she decided to take on; she always finished what she started.

Shannan is survived by one daughter, Tasha (Stephen Walters) Webb of Shell Rock, Iowa; two sons, Tyler (Lauren) Goodman of New Hartford, Iowa, and Stephen “Bruce” Goodman of Waverly, Iowa; one grandson, Noah Goodman; her parents; two sisters, Tammy (David Lind) Gipple of Plainfield, Iowa; Candy (Kevin) West of Shell Rock, Iowa; one brother, Wayne (Peg) Gipple of Charles City, Iowa; a special friend, Pete Schulte; several cousins; aunts and uncles; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30, on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly with Pastor John Brockschink officiating. Burial will follow at Andrews Cemetery, rural Waverly, Iowa with Military Rites conducted by the Waverly Area Veterans Group. Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 17, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly, from 4 to 7 pm. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation. Online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family. 319-352-1187 – See more at: http://www.kaisercorson.com/obituary/Shannan-G.-Goodman/Waverly-IA/1589242#sthash.hgt9Q4jI.dpuf

“Shannan Goodman Obituary,” Kaiser Corson Funeral Homes, Inc., accessed February 18, 2016. http://www.kaisercorson.com/obituary/Shannan-G.-Goodman/Waverly-IA/1589242.

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Release Date: February 10, 2079.