OBITUARY

Madonna (Donna) Shernuk

April 7, 1923April 11, 2021

Madonna (Donna) Shernuk was born on April 7, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended Northeast High School, where her talent for singing was recognized. One of her fondest memories occurred at the age of 17 when she spent a summer as the lead singer for a band affiliated with the University of Kansas. During her life she maintained a close friendship with a number of childhood friends, including Renee Westcott. Active in golf and bridge, Donna made many, many friends who have all predeceased her.

Donna married Joseph Shernuk in 1943. Joe passed away in 1999. She was also predeceased by her parents, Ester and Burt Michael and her two brothers, Bill and Dick. She is survived by her two children, Carole Bielefeld (T.C. Clayton) and Kurt Shernuk (Pam). She is also survived by her four grandchildren; Brian Bielefeld, Brett Bielefeld, Andrew Shernuk and Kyle Shernuk, along with four great-grandchildren.

Due to the Covid virus, no funeral services are planned. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Evergreen Hospice Care, LLC at 11875 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 200, Olathe, KS 66061 or click on the Donation link below.

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Debbi Roy

April 14, 2021

Donna was a close friend of my mother, Laurel Winningham. They were in bridge clubs together for 50 years! I enjoyed joining the bridge club "gals" for garage sales , investment club, and occasional lunches. As a realtor, Donna helped me buy my first house in 1979. When my mother was at my home with Hospice in 2001, Donna came to sit with Mom while I ran errands and had some time away. We kept in touch with annual Christmas cards and had lunch together occasionally. She always had the sweetest smile! I am sorry to learn that she passed away. I enjoyed her very much. My sincere condolences to her family.

Debbi Roy

Sherry Lucas

April 13, 2021

Donna was such a classy lady. She used to sing at the Plamore Club in Kansas City. Wish I could have heard her. Always enjoyed her company. I became a part of the group with Sandy Bowers, Nona, Marilynn Cox, Carolyn Caldwell. We would meet at Taco Via for lunch and various other places. She will be missed. She always had such a love for dogs and she enjoyed my little poodle Boo. Rest in Peace sweet lady, you will be missed.

Sandra Bowers

April 13, 2021

Donna was a true lady in every sense. I always enjoyed listening to her stories and life experiences. Whenever Nona visited we would all go out to eat and spend time together. It was always a fun time talking and being together. Donna always impressed me with her sharp mind and wit. She will be missed. My thoughts are with her family.