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Sherri L. Cavenee

Sherri L. Cavenee Sherri Lynn Cavenee, age 56, of rural Wamego, died November 1, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, from an apparent heart attack.

She was born May 19, 1960, in Monticello, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Emma (Mettler) Houston, and had been an area resident since 1983.

Sherri worked for Wharton Manor Nursing Home as a Certified Medication Aide and as a Certified Nurse’s Aide. She was currently working for RHP in property management.

She was a den mother and troop mother when her sons were active in scouting. Most of all she loved spoiling her grandsons.

On August 15, 1992, in Manhattan, she was married to David B. Cavenee. David survives of the home. Additional survivors include her two sons: Travis Cavenee and his wife Dawn of Sioux City, IA, and Eddie Cavenee of Manhattan; three siblings: Sue Jaeger of Monticello, IA, Sandy Duffy of Cascade, IA, and Chuck Houston of Monticello, IA; and four grandsons: Austin, Audric, Charles and Kaiden.

Sherri was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Karen Houston and one granddaughter, Aiyana Cavenee.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Monday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Reverend Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.

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Memorial contributions may be made to the Sherri Cavenee Grandchildren’s Education Fund. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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