Lori I. Vantuyl

Lori Irene Vantuyl, 35, Lawrence, KS, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015.

She was born August 12, 1979 in Independence, Missouri, the daughter of Steve and Judy (McDaniel) Romanchuk. She graduated from Oak Grove High School in 1997, partied one year at SMSU, and then finished her RN degree at Mary Grimes School of Nursing.

Lori worked at OOIDA as an insurance agent, as a RN at Stormont Vail Healthcare and then Topeka ENT.

She married Daniel Vantuyl II on July 7, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband Danny, 3 children, Tanner, Cali, and Jace Vantuyl, all of the home; parents, Steve and Judy Romanchuk of Oak Grove, MO; 3 sisters, Kelly Romanchuk of Independence, MO, Amber and Rob (brother-in-law) Squires, and Krystin Romanchuk both of Oak Grove; parents in-law, Barb Vantuyl of Lawrence; Daniel & Linda Vantuyl of Texas; sister-in-law, Kristen Vantuyl of Lawrence, 11 nieces and nephews, and many more family and friends.

Lori was known for her infectious smile and outgoing personality. Her love for her family and friends was not only unconditional, but absolute. Her legacy will live on through her children and all who knew and loved her.

Preceding her in death were her grandparents and amazing uncle, Dale McDaniel.

A memorial visitation will be 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, KS. A celebration of life for friends and family will take place at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 11th at the New Life Assembly of God church in Oak Grove, MO.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions for the children sent to the Vantuyl Family Assist Fund, at Peoples Bank, 3045 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66046.

Condolences may be sent to rumsey-yost.com.