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Toni  "Tigress" Shenk
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Toni L. “Tigress” Shenk,66, passed away January 3, 2018 at Midland Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 13, 1951, in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Vincent L. Burton and Odessa M. Revely Burton and was the oldest of 4 children.

Toni attended Topeka Public Schools graduating from Topeka High School in 1969.

Toni married her lifetime partner, Randall Shenk on May 29, 1976 in Topeka, Kansas.
Toni sold real estate in the Topeka area for 40 years and was known as “Toni the Tigress”. While in real estate sales she won numerous top sales awards including being named Realtor of the Year (2009) by the Topeka Board of Realtors.

Toni was active volunteer in the community and served as an officer and member of various organizations.

Toni was an avid Kansas City sports fan, KU basketball fan and loved listening to R&B and jazz.
Those remaining to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 41 years, Randy; parents, Vincent L. and Odessa M. Burton; three brothers, Kenneth L. (Carmen) Burton, Daryl R. (Sarah) Burton and Dwane D. Burton (Rosa Loraine), other relatives and friends who loved her and missed her.

A memorial service will be Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., visitation will be from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Both will be held at Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel, 723 SW 6th Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Midland Hospice House, 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka, Kansas 66606. T


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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Jan

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel

723 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

Service

Wednesday

10

Jan

6:30 PM
Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel

723 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

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