Scott Von Lanken Memorial Fund

$22,850 of $100k goal

Raised by 289 people in 2 months
Benjamin Little
on behalf of Shellie Von Lanken
 LITTLETON, CO
On the evening of January 31st Scott was senselessly murdered while on duty working at Denver Union Station.  His life was truly dedicated to helping people.

Scott worked as pastor in various churches, as a police officer, and as an RTD(Regional Transportation District) security officer in Denver.  Scott started his career working as a police officer for the city of La Crosse in Wisconsin from 1978 until 1987. During his time as a police officer he met his wife of 35 years, Shellie who brought into this world 2 beautiful girls. Scott's love of humanity and passion to help people led him to leave his job as a police officer and turn toward the ministry becoming a pastor at various churches in Ohio, Colorado, and Arizona. Scott needed to earn more money to support his family and began working as a security officer on the RTD transit account. Scott was well respected among his coworkers as a leader, mentor, and confidant in their personal times of need. 

With this devastating change to their family, his wife Shellie and his two daughters are left without their provider. This fund was set up for anybody having difficulties donating to the primary fund at the Rocky Mountain Law Enforcement Federal Credit Union.
Any donations made will be given to the family to help cover any expenses that they have during this sudden change in their lives. 



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Sharon Dawn Rae
2 months ago
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On behalf of my sister, Shellie Von Lanken, I would like to say "Thank you" from the bottom of our hearts. This outpouring of love and support for Scott's family is making this unbelievable terrible time just a bit less scary. Shellie and Scott lived in Colorado because they absolutely loved it and they lived there without any family close by. So, Shellie has been going through this first few days all by herself. She told me after the police escort from Denver to the funeral home that she was so touched by all the support and love she was given. Thank you!!

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Danny Veith
2 months ago
1
1

Don't do it! GoFundMe takes a cut and the family gets 1099'd! 100% of proceeds go to the family at www.rmlefcu.org

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Emily Eddleman
2 months ago
1
1

Sharon, I am in Denver and would love to go and help out in any way possible. I have access to food and can go just sit with your sister. I can cook and clean for the girls as well. Whatever will help.

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$22,850 of $100k goal

Raised by 289 people in 2 months
Created February 2, 2017
Benjamin Little  
on behalf of Shellie Von Lanken
BM
$100
Brannan Steele Mirr
1 month ago
$300
Anonymous
1 month ago
DR
$100
Darrel Rife
1 month ago

May God comfort you in your grief and grant you peace. Thank you for your husband's service to Christ and to his community.

$50
Anonymous
1 month ago
JD
$50
JD Denham
1 month ago

I was in Union Station the evening of December 20 working on my computer and texting/talking on my phone. I noticed Scott talking to two groups of tables just 15 feet from me. I did not get to talk to him but those who did had a better day because of it. Everyone was smiling and glad to have met him. Thoughts and prayers to your family, Scott has helped so many.

$500
Anonymous
2 months ago
JR
$30
Jenny Rawl
2 months ago

We all love you and are praying for you. Michael sends his love and prayers from Baylor.

JH
$50
Julie Havel
2 months ago
LC
$100
Linda Carlson
2 months ago

So sorry for your loss Shelley. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time.

SS
$100
suzanne speltz
2 months ago

Hi Shelley, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband. I have little words to say here but I will pray for you and your family.

Sharon Dawn Rae
2 months ago
4
4

On behalf of my sister, Shellie Von Lanken, I would like to say "Thank you" from the bottom of our hearts. This outpouring of love and support for Scott's family is making this unbelievable terrible time just a bit less scary. Shellie and Scott lived in Colorado because they absolutely loved it and they lived there without any family close by. So, Shellie has been going through this first few days all by herself. She told me after the police escort from Denver to the funeral home that she was so touched by all the support and love she was given. Thank you!!

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Danny Veith
2 months ago
1
1

Don't do it! GoFundMe takes a cut and the family gets 1099'd! 100% of proceeds go to the family at www.rmlefcu.org

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Emily Eddleman
2 months ago
1
1

Sharon, I am in Denver and would love to go and help out in any way possible. I have access to food and can go just sit with your sister. I can cook and clean for the girls as well. Whatever will help.

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