Vanda Shanley, 91, a resident of Red River passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday May 18, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael Shanley; children, Steven Michael Shanley and Lois Elaine Shanley; and two brothers, Jerry and Glenn Vang. Vanda moved to Red River in 2002 after growing up in a small farming town in Ensign Kansas, she then went to school in Minneapolis MN to become a medical technologist and worked for many years in Dodge City KS. She will be missed by all her loving family. Vanda is survived by her daughter, Lisa Weathers and husband Ron of Red River; son Jerry Shanley of Red River and granddaughter Michaela Weathers also of Red River; along with many other loving nieces, nephews, loving relatives and cherished friends. Vanda will be buried next to her beloved husband Michael Shanley at the Ensign Cemetery in Ensign Kansas. Please keep the entire family of Vanda Shanley in your thoughts and prayers during their time of loss. If you would like to share some beautiful memories of Vanda Shanley, you may do so on her tribute wall. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Red River Public Library or the Red River First Baptist Church. The family of Vanda Shanley has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. www.devargastaos.com 1-866-657-4019
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