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Lisa Marie Shortall

December 27, 1961 — April 2, 2019

Lisa Marie Shortall, 57, of Topeka, passed away on April 2, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She was born in Topeka, Kansas on December 27, 1961 the daughter of John J. and Patricia Shortall Jr.  Lisa was a 1980 graduate of Hayden High School and attended college.

Lisa loved spending time with her family and friends and especially walking her beloved dogs, Bearly and Barkley.

Survivors include her brother, John (Amy) Shortall III of Overland Park, Kansas, two sisters, Janis Andersen of Kansas City, Missouri and Kathy (Mark) Ward of Tecumseh, and her nieces and nephews, Mark (Heather) Ward II, Paige (Philip) Jones, Alexandra (Yann) Andersen-Coquoz, Taylor Shortall and Sam Shortall.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 18th from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home.  Private inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Helping Hands Humane Society and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

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