Naomi Jean Wirth, 92, Shawnee: Sept. 9, 1930 – March 10, 2023 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Naomi Jean Wirth, 92, Shawnee: Sept. 9, 1930 – March 10, 2023

SHAWNEE, Kan. – Naomi Jean Wirth, 92, Shawnee, Kan., passed away Friday, March 10, 2023, at Colonial Village, Overland Park, Kan. Naomi was born Sept. 9, 1930, in Lyndon, Kan., the daughter of James and Virgie Sims.

She attended Lyndon High School, then moved to Topeka, Kan., to start her career at the Hallmark Card Co.

She met Chuck Wirth, and they were wed Nov. 4, 1951. Naomi and Chuck had two children, Debbie and Mark. In March 1973, she and Chuck moved to Shawnee, where she began as a teacher’s aide at Shawnee Elementary School.

Naomi was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Charles “Chuck” Wirth, Feb. 10. 2015; and sister, Gayle Laidig.

Survivors include her daughter, Debra (Don) Willard; son, Mark Wirth; sister, Lois (Paul) Fay; four grandchildren, Tiffany Ferro, Tyler (Claressa) Wirth, Erin (Chris) Newman, and Miles Wirth; and six great grandchildren, Brecken, Brady, Whitney, Anthony, Grayson, and Isabelle.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Dr., Shawnee. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 17, at Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, Kan. Burial will be in the Lyndon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences can be left at

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Colonial Village and Faith Hospice.

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