Dorothy E. Shaner

Dorothy E. Shaner of LeCompton, Kansas passed away December 9, 2012 under the care of AsceraCare Hospice and Hickory Pointe Care and Rehab. She was born November 11, 1911 in Kansas City, Missouri and spent the next 100 years making her imprint. She was and is loved by many. Ask anyone in LeCompton about Dorothy and they will give you a story.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, M. Beth LaCava, NJ, son Robert L. Shaner, Topeka, KS, seven grandchildren, Kevin, David and Robert Johnson all of NJ, Christopher Shaner, SC, Andrea Parrish, MO, and Dorothy and Robert Shaner, KS and 14 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert L. Shaner.

In memory of Dorothy, contributions may be made to The LeCompton Historical Society, LeCompton, KS 66050.


  1. Andrea (Shaner) Parrish on December 12, 2012 at 6:40 am

    I have never met anyone as Amazing as my Grandma! I know you will be watching from up above, until we meet again!

    • Emily M. Shaner on February 25, 2020 at 11:54 pm

      Quick correction her grandkid’s name is Roberta Shaner, yes she has a son named Robert who wanted a son named after him but ended up with a daughter instead luckly the mother was nice, I think. Idk daughter ended up changing her name and had a nickname, sorry mom.

  2. dorothy ellen shaner on December 10, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    I am her grandaughter she is and always will be one of my best memories

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