Cover photo for Shannan D. Souder's Obituary
Shannan D. Souder Profile Photo
1967 Shannan 2022

Shannan D. Souder

August 17, 1967 — February 11, 2022

Shannan Deanne Souder, 54, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 11, 2022, surrounded by family at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO.  She worked in the health care industry, most recently as a support provider for MCDS (Multi Community Diversified Services) in McPherson.

Shannan was born on August 17, 1967, in North Kansas City, MO, the daughter of David E. and Susan K. (Brandt) Souder. She graduated from McPherson High School in 1985.  She attended Hutchinson Community College.

Survivors include: her husband, Dennis Embrey of the home; three children, Chad Richert (Justin Cook) of Dallas, TX, AshLeigh Brodin of Kansas City, MO, and Sierra Kerbs of Joplin, MO; three siblings, Scott Souder of Kansas City, MO, Aric Souder (Tara) of McPherson, KS, and Kelli Jarvis of McPherson, KS; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. David & Susan Souder, and a brother, Patrick Souder.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 17, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Pastor John Pattison officiating.  Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery.  To view a livestream broadcast of the service, please click on the following link:

Memorial donations may be given to Susan Souder Nursing Scholarship Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. 
To send flowers to the family in memory of Shannan D. Souder, please visit our flower store.
Souder folder.pdf

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, February 16, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)


Click to watch

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 267

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send a Gift

Send a Gift