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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Obituary - Jennifer Jo (Stevens) Shaw

Jennifer Jo (Stevens) Shaw, 38, of Pleasanton, Kansas died Friday March 17, 2017 from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. Jennifer was born January 29, 1979 at Lawton, Oklahoma on the Fort Sill Army Base to Virgil and Brenda (Kurtz) Stevens. Jennifer graduated from Olathe North High School in Olathe and worked for several years as a manager of a Salvation Army Thrift Store. She married Jason Shaw on March 15, 1999. He survives. 

Jennifer's dedication to her church and her community was well known. She was an accomplished photographer and a very creative person. Jennifer loved all children and enjoyed being room mother for her four children where she was known for turning every day events into extraordinary experiences. Jennifer was preceded in death by one son, Travis Shaw on November 20, 2001, and her mother, Brenda Stevens on July 21, 2005. Jennifer is survived by two sons, Isaac and Nicholas Shaw; two daughters, Gracie and Emily Shaw; two sisters, Crystal Stevens and Gina Faulkner; and her father, Virgil Stevens.

The family suggests memorials to Jennifer Stevens Shaw Memorial Fund, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, KS 66075. The family has established an account at

Friends and family may leave online condolences at

Arrangements are pending with Schneider Funeral Home.

Pleasanton Kansas woman killed after rollover accident

On 3/17/17 shortly after 9:30am the Kansas State Highway Patrol in Bourbon County responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on US 69 Highway around 10 miles North of Ft. Scott, Kansas.

The Kansas State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when a tire blew on the 1999 Ford Explorer driven by 16 year old Austin Faulkner of Kansas City, Kansas causing the vehicle to veer off the west side of the ditch, overturning twice and ejecting the passenger.

The passenger in the vehicle 38 year old Jennifer Shaw of Pleasanton, Kansas was killed in this accident and she was transported to Frontier Forensics.

Mr. Faulkner wasn't injured in this accident and the vehicle was towed from the scene by GP Express.

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