Shelley Laun (McDiffett) Lee
February 14, 1957 – September 15, 2021
Shelley Laun (McDiffett) Lee was born on February 14, 1957, in Junction City, Kansas. She attended Council Grove High School, graduating in 1975.
After graduation, Shelley worked in a variety of jobs including teaching preschool at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, and Andersen Electric where she met her husband, Bill, who was employed with Echo Electric. Shelley’s hobbies and interests were watching the holiday shows on the Hallmark channel, shopping on QVC, reading and being at her grandchildren’s sporting events! Shelley loved to sing, and everything Christmas! However, above all else, Shelley’s true passion was her family. She was married to her husband, Bill Lee, for sixteen years and was a devoted wife, as well as a loving mother to Jason and Colin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Virginia and Kenneth McDiffett; sister, Cindy McDiffett; grandparents, Berta and Homer McDiffett and Esther and Elmer Swenson. She is survived by her husband, Bill; sons, Jason (Stacy) Shockey and Colin (Jess) Shockey; stepdaughters, Stacey (Brian) Cucura and Jessica Lee; grandchildren: Ava, Tyler, Andrew, CJ, Easton, Kyler, Paxton, Mya, Brielle, Camilla, and Seraphina; brothers: Jeff McDiffett, Tim (Mary) McDiffett, and Kelly (Sandi) McDiffett; numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 26th from 5pm to 7pm at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7706 S. 96th St. in LaVista. FUNERAL: Monday, September 27th at 11 am at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church with a lunch following. Memorials may be directed to the family.