Visitation for Shana LeAnn Vanderslice, 32, Topeka, will be from 5-7pm, Monday, September 14, 2020, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Shana LeAnn Vanderslice past away peacefully on Saturday, September 5th, 2020, after a long battle with health complications. Shana was full of life & made an everlasting connection on everyone she met. She was a fighter, never giving up & always making light of a dark situation. She will be missed by so many.
She was born June 12th 1988, in Lawrence KS, to Marie Vanderslice & Wesley Trautloff. She graduated from Washburn Rural High School in 2007, and then began her career in nursing. ¿Shana loved to travel & see the world, even spending some time abroad. She was active in the church, and where she met her God Parents Georgia Hale & Dwayne Glisson.
In May of 2014 her & Avery Hedgecock Jr. welcomed their son Avery P. Hedgecock III. In July of 2016 they celebrated their love for eachother in a small private ceremony with close friends & family.
Survivors include: Avery Hedgecock Jr. (Spouse) & Son Avery P. Hedgecock III; both parents (Marie & Wesley); Russell Burton (foster dad); RuthAnna “Annie” Trautloff (Sister); 3 nephews (Jordon, Daniel & Gage); Bri Burton (foster sister) Ruth & Gary Crawford (Grandparents); Several Aunt’s, Uncle’s & Cousin’s; as well as several extended family including the Mathiot’s, Livingston’s, Kennedy’s & The Burton Clan.
She is proceeded in death by her maternal grandparents (Mildred & Clifford Vanderslice); Andrea Burton (foster mom); as well as Several Aunt’s, Uncle’s & Cousin’s
Memorial contributions may be made to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260 Lawrence, KS 66044.