Alanna Marie Sanderson, 28, of Lincoln, Neb., passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017. She was born on Feb. 19, 1989, in Ames, Iowa; her parents are Jason and Carry (Hofsommer) Sanderson.

Alanna was a vibrant person who could light up a room with her infectious personality, and a friend to everyone she met. She loved animals, music, writing, but most of all her son.

She is survived by her son, Devin; parents, Jason and Carry Sanderson; sister; Shelby Sanderson (Luciano Goff); fiancé, Kyle Glazebrook; half siblings, Kelsi Sanderson, Sadie (Mark) Albrecht, Tonia Anway, Caleb Anway; grandparents, Dean (Sandra) Hofsommer, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 5, at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, 5200 R St., Lincoln, Neb.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 4, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Memorials may be given to Alanna Sanderson Memorial Fund at any Union Bank, or online at www.autismfamilynetwork.com.

Condolences may be left online at www.lincolnccfh.com.