Gwendolyn Kathlene Hazuka Hancock, age 36, died peacefully at home on November 3, 2012.
Born May 4, 1976, she was a lifelong resident of the Overland Park, Kansa area. She attended Kansas State University and earned a master’s degree in business from the University of Kansas. Using that knowledge and her love of cooking, she created Zuk’s Delicious Delights, turning her recipes into salsas sauces sold at area stores. Her vibrant and dynamic personality, combined with her love for all who knew her, will be missed and remembered. Her love extended to her dogs Dax, Abby, and Charlie. She was preceded in death by older brothers Brent and Aaron. Those left behind include her husband and best friend James, parents Dr. David and Kathlene (Moidl) Hazuka of Overland Park, Kansas, brother Chris (Cindy) of La Jolla, CA, and sister Debbie (Chad) Buttell of Wheaton, IL. Cherished nieces include Jessica, Zoe, Anna, Sophia, Kaitlyn, Roxy, and Becca. She will be missed by her many aunts, uncles, and cousins. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on December 15 at 2 p.m. at Cure of Ars Church, 9401 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS. In lieu of flowers, contribution could be made to Cure of Ars Church. arr: signaturefunerals 8019 State Line Rd KCMO 64114 816-214-5174