Sherry Ann Veteto of Lee’s Summit, MO went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 19th. She was 74 years old.
Sherry was born October 9, 1944 to Howard and Francette Veteto in Iola, KS. She grew up on a farm west of Colony, KS and attended Colony schools. Sherry graduated from Colony High School in 1962. She went on to study at Iola Junior College and Kansas State University, where she earned a degree in dietetics. After graduating from Kansas State, Sherry completed an internship
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She worked as a dietitian for over 40 years, with her career taking her to Grand Rapids, MI before moving to the Kansas City area in 1985. She was also a long-standing member of the American Dietetics Association.
Sherry was a special Aunt to 19 nieces and nephews, 39 great-nieces and nephews and 2 great great nieces and nephews. She was very good at sending them birthday cards.
Sherry placed her faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and served Him faithfully at Tri-City Baptist Church, where she was a member for over 30 years. Sherry was committed to carrying out the one another commands of the New Testament and used her gifts to minister to the body of Christ.
Sherry was preceded in death by her parents, sister Claudette Wright, nephew in law Dustin Elliott, and great niece Claudette Elliott.
Survivors include sister Candie Shanahan (Scott) of Paola, KS, sister Rochelle Clayton (Doug) of Dayton, TN, sister Jeanne Mcvietty (Greg) of Lee’s Summit, MO, brother Mark Veteto (Ruth) of Lee’s Summit, MO, brother in law Terry Wright of Overland Park, KS, and her many dear friends.