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Celebration of Life

Sawyer Funeral Home
Saturday December 11th, 2021

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Sheila Colleen Baughn

Sheila Colleen Baughn, 61, of Alta Vista, Kansas passed away peacefully on November 17, 2021. Sheila was born January 21, 1960, in Council Grove, KS. She was the oldest daughter of Chester and Opal (Watson) Slawson.
Sheila married Dale Baughn and from that union they had one son Dustin. They later divorced and remained good friends. She graduated from Council Grove and later attended Emporia State University. She worked in restaurants and even co-owned some. Sheila loved to cook/bake and enjoyed teaching others to do so. Pies were her specialty. She loved to mushroom hunt and fish when she was able. The thing she loved most was crafting: leather working, quilting, sewing, bead art, wreath making, and loved to play Bingo.
Sheila met the love of her life Steve Dunton 17 years ago and together they built a beautiful life.
She leaves behind Steve of the home; son Dustin (Melissa) Baughn, of Wichita; 5 grandchildren: Jayden, Marcus, Elijha, Kacelin and Skylin, all of Wichita; special niece Missy Lathrop, of Alta Vista, that she considered to be the daughter she never had; sisters Patty Havins (Mike) of Alta Vista, Amy Wendelken (Greg) of Waterville. Also surviving are nieces: Amanda (Jarrod) Mendum of South Korea, Maranda (Daniel) Rose of West Virgina, Abbie (Brenton) Hohlfeld of GA; nephews Matt (Heidi) Lange of Alta Vista, Lucas (Delaney) and Lane Wendelken, of Wakefield; uncle Jimmy (Joyce) Watson; aunts Verna Watson, Mary Dains and Darlene Herpich and her beloved dog Prince; a host of great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
Preceding her in death were her parents Chester and Opal Slawson; infant brother Chester Jr. and sister Phyllis Kerns.
A Celebration Of Life is planned for 2:00pm, December 11, 2021, at Sawyer Funeral Home.

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So sorry for your loss. Sheila and I were in school together many years. I know you will miss her " Upbeat, come on we can do this " personality. And when she smiled, the whole room smiled. My prayers go out to all of her family. RIP my friend.

Jacine Copley Dec 14 2021 10:05 AM

Dustin, So sorry for your loss.
Sherry Cowan

Sherry Cowan Dec 11 2021 11:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Baughn

Jeremy Frazee Dec 11 2021 1:05 PM

Sheila was a true friend, I will miss her so much. My sympathies and condolences to the family.

kristine Breck Dec 8 2021 8:39 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Baughn

Kathy Meierhoff Dec 7 2021 9:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Baughn

Kevin and Diana Ehrlich Dec 7 2021 12:36 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Baughn

Jandy Luna Dec 7 2021 12:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Baughn

Joany and David Fox Dec 6 2021 8:58 PM