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Shane Jay Sterrett 1962 - 2011 Dallas, Texas

Paid family tribute

Shane Jay Sterrett, 48, Dallas, TX, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011 at Baylor Cancer Center, in Dallas.
Shane was born November 15, 1962 in Clay Center, KS, the son of Michel and Lois (Walters) Sterrett. He was the first baby born in the Clay Center Hospital. He graduated from Topeka West High School in 1981 and the University of Kansas in 1988. He played baseball at Allen County Community College and was employed at Wood Valley Racquet Club in Topeka for many years. He worked for L.K.Q. Corporation for over 15 years, and was currently a sales representative in the Dallas area. He attended Lakepointe Church in Rockwall, TX after moving to the Dallas area in late 2007.  He had been a member of several baseball and softball leagues in Topeka and Lawrence. Shane was a huge college sports fan, especially Kansas University basketball and football.
Shane married Allison Deen on May 1, 1996 in Maui, HI. She survives. Other survivors include daughters, Mackinzi Mauriete, Kassidi Elise, Heath, TX; sister, Shannon (Scott) Schenk, and parents, Mike and Lois Sterrett, all of Topeka; and mother and father-in-law, Larry and Tanya Kline, Lawrence, KS.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 4, 2011, at Fellowship Bible Church. Burial will follow at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery. Shane will lie in state after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday and visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road, Topeka.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Kansas Chapter, 300 N. Main, Suite 300, Wichita, KS. 67202.
To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.