Shelly Neumann, 53, West Liberty
Obituaries · February 01, 2018

Shelly Neumann, 53, of West Liberty and formerly of West Branch, passed away suddenly Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Services celebrating Shelly’s life were held Monday, Jan. 28, 2018, at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Visitation was Sunday from at the funeral home. Burial will be in the West Branch Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Sharon Michelle “Shelly” was born Sept. 30, 1964, in Monticello, Iowa, the daughter of James and Esther (Hickey) Green. She was a graduate of West Branch High School in the class of 1983 and attended Sharon Duran School of Cosmetology in Iowa City. Following cosmetology school she earned her CNA while working at Crestview Care Center. She had worked for several salons, Blackstone, Crimpers Corner and operated Shelly’s Hair Salon in West Branch. Shelly later was employed with Coralville Vision Center, Corridor Radiology and, most recently, at Mercy Hospital in the radiology department.

On July 3, 1987, she was united in marriage to Joe Neumann in West Branch. They lived in West Branch for many years, moving to West Liberty six years ago. She enjoyed sewing and an occasional trip to the casino. Shelly was happiest when she was relaxing and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Joe of West Liberty; son Zak (Tabetha) Neumann of Iowa City; two brothers: Daniel Hatfield of West Branch and Bill (Sheri) Hatfield of Monticello; and sister Renee Olson of West Branch.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Britny; sisters Pam Pedersen and Janet Oehler; brother Michael “Mick” Hatfield; and brother- and sister-in-law Kenneth and Sandy Hatfield.

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