Shawna Marie Frakes

Oct 30, 2021

Shawna Marie Frakes

October 30, 2021


Shawna Frakes, 40 of Des Moines passed away suddenly on Saturday Oct. 30, 2021.

Shawna was born in Des Moines to Kenneth and Paulette Christian. She attended Roosevelt High School and was currently employed by McDonalds!

Shawna was a loving wife to Gary and loving mother to three sons! Her greatest joy was being a proud mom and telling everyone about her boys! She always had a smile for everyone and was
a caring friend to many.

Shawna is survived by her children, Kenny Christian, Alex and Nicholas Frakes all of Perry, Iowa, her mother, Paulette; sister, Kelli (Dave) Linn also of Perry, brother, Justin Christian of
Hiawatha and nephew, Jeff Christian of Cedar Rapids.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary in 2017 and her father, Ken Christian.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family.


Services for Shawna haven't been added yet. Sign up below to be notified when the services are updated.

Let the family know who you are using our sign-in form below.

Just for verification: we never spam!

Get service directions in your inbox.

we never spam!

Get updates

Sign up to receive a notification daily whenever there is an update on this obituary.


we never spam!

Simple Checkout

Your loved one's details
Your information

How can we reach you?

When a loved one dies unexpectedly while traveling, it can add an additional layer of stress and expense, often costing over $4500. With just one call, our professionals will take care of all the necessary details to bring your loved one home, including arranging transportation and filing permits.

Select an Urn

Basic Urn


Sparten Nickel


Henna Rosewood


Simple Rosewood


Capella Nickel