Vicki D. Schalansky 1968 - 2007 Topeka
Topeka - Memorial services for Vicki D. Schalansky, 38, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lowman United Methodist Church in Topeka. Private family inurnment will be at a later date. Mrs. Schalansky died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at St. Francis Hospital after a brief illness.She was born Aug. 23, 1968, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Jerry and Winnie Westphal Groshong. She graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 1986 and Kansas University in 1998 with a degree in journalism.Mrs. Schalansky worked at Ogden Publications as associate editor of Capper's Magazine. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her daughter, Charlotte.She married Jay Patrick Schalansky on Sept. 23, 2000, at Osbourne Chapel at Baker University in Baldwin City. He survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Charlotte Schalansky; her parents, Tonganoxie; a sister, Mindi Lux and husband Tracy, McLouth; two nephews, Jake and Will Lux; father- and mother-in-law, Jim and Janet Schalansky, Topeka; and two sisters-in-law, Jill and Julie Schalansky, Topeka.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel. The family suggests memorials to the Charlotte Jade Schalansky Educational Fund, sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel, 1321 S.W. 10th, Topeka 66604.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.