Tanya Michele Conaway, 48, of Brighton, formerly of Kahoka, MO died late Thursday March 25, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.  

She was born October 24, 1972, in Keokuk to Lester Dewayne and Beverly Jean Morrow Shaffer and grew up in Kahoka, MO.  

Tanya graduated from Clark County High School in 1991 and married Steven Stuenkel, they later divorced, she also married Jason Conaway and was later divorced.  

She worked at a nursing home but was primarily a homemaker.

Tanya is survived by two daughters, Danika Faulkner (RC) of Brighton and Jenna Conaway of Sherman, TX, one son Steven “Kyle” Stuenkel of Boise, ID, 4 grandchildren:  Rayden , Stryker and Blayze Faulkner and Brayden White, her father Dewayne Shaffer (Loreta) of Alexandria, MO, two brothers: Kevin Eagle (Ethel) of Kahoka and Bill Shaffer and a sister Terry Sue Kelly.  

She was preceded in death by her mother and one brother Mike Morrow.

A memorial service will be held at the LaPlata Cemetery in LaPlata, MO at 2 P.M. Thursday April 1, 2021.  

A general memorial has been established and may be sent to the family at 405 West Washington Street, Brighton, Iowa 52540.  

Gould Funeral Home of Brighton is assisting the family.