Obituary photo of Cheryl Shannon, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Cheryl A. Shannon

1960 - 2022
Obituary photo of Cheryl Shannon, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Cheryl A. Shannon

1960 - 2022
Cheryl A. Shannon, 62, of Topeka, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. She was born September 4, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Walter R. and Carol J. (Annis) Musa.

Cheryl graduated from Carl Schurz High School in Chicago. She was employed in the medical billing field.

Cheryl had life-long partner, Robert “Tadd” Shannon. He preceded her in death on February 9, 2021. She was also preceded in death by her father, Walter R. Musa, her brother, Richard Musa, her ex-husband, James Ricky Rachal and her step-son, John Robert Rachal.

Survivors include two children, Shannon Rachal of Henry, Illinois, Joseph (Raven) Rachal of Topeka, three stepsons, James (Anne) Rachal of Douglasville, Georgia, Brady Shannon of Colorado and Casey Shannon of Colorado, eight grandchildren, Liliana, Jonathan, Julianna, Briana, Gavin, Joshua, Jorden and Mia, four great-grandchildren, Delilah, Joshua, Joseph and Jason, her mother, Carol J. Musa, her siblings, Cindy (Roland) Saloga of St. Petersburg, Florida, Dawn (Tom) Musa of Addison, Illinois and several nieces, nephews and Godchildren.

A Celebration of Cheryl's Life will be held at a later date. Private inurnment will take place at a later date in Illinois.

Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. is assisting the family with service arrangements.

To leave the family a special message online, please visit www.DoveTopeka.com.
Cheryl A. Shannon, 62, of Topeka, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. She was born September 4, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Walter R. and Carol J. (Annis) Musa.

Cheryl graduated from Carl Schurz High School in Chicago. She was employed in the medical billing field.

Cheryl had life-long partner, Robert “Tadd” Shannon. He preceded her in death on February 9, 2021. She was also preceded in death by her father, Walter R. Musa, her brother, Richard Musa, her ex-husband, James Ricky Rachal and her step-son, John Robert Rachal.

Survivors include two children, Shannon Rachal of Henry, Illinois, Joseph (Raven) Rachal of Topeka, three stepsons, James (Anne) Rachal of Douglasville, Georgia, Brady Shannon of Colorado and Casey Shannon of Colorado, eight grandchildren, Liliana, Jonathan, Julianna, Briana, Gavin, Joshua, Jorden and Mia, four great-grandchildren, Delilah, Joshua, Joseph and Jason, her mother, Carol J. Musa, her siblings, Cindy (Roland) Saloga of St. Petersburg, Florida, Dawn (Tom) Musa of Addison, Illinois and several nieces, nephews and Godchildren.

A Celebration of Cheryl's Life will be held at a later date. Private inurnment will take place at a later date in Illinois.

Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. is assisting the family with service arrangements.

To leave the family a special message online, please visit www.DoveTopeka.com.

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