Valerie enjoyed being surrounded by her family whom she was fiercely protective of and loved unconditionally. Despite the many hardships she faced with her health, Valerie continued to be a soft place to land and gave selflessly of herself to her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Sterling Shumway; their children, Nicole Davis and husband, Jeremy; Natalie Benavides and husband, Ben; Raquel Cruz and husband, Adam; Roxanne Hall and husband, John; and Preston Sterling Shumway; mother, Karen Homer Waters; father, Olean E. Vanderhoof; grandchildren, Spencer, Presley, and Kevin Davis; Paxton, Maebry, and Lynden Benavides; Easton and Jovi Cruz; and Kennedy Hall; siblings, Brett Vanderhoof and wife, Mo; Sabrina Kvavle and husband, Jeff; and Kayla Vigil and husband, Jamie. Her brother, Matthew Vanderhoof, preceded her in death.
Valerie V. Shumway passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Valerie was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and sister and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.