Canton - Wilma Shank, 92, of Canton, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at Graham Hospital in Canton.
She was born on May 27, 1928, in Vermont, Illinois, to Lawrence and Ila "Edna" (Pennell) Chasteen. They preceded her in death.
She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Daniel "Dan" Shank, whom she married on, December 16, 1950, at Fort Louis, Washington.
Also surviving are three sons, Mark (Paula) Shank, Todd (Lori) Shank, and Brad (Laurie) Shank, one brother, Robert (Carolyn) Chasteen, five grandchildren, Ashley, Sam, Sayler, Maia, and Eli. Three great grandchildren, Gage, Ella, and Ian, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are her parents two brothers, Laurel "Pinky" Chasteen, and Wayne Chasteen, and one sister Virginia (Chasteen) Gallien.
Wilma was an excellent cook, she enjoyed camping and traveling. She was also a master card player. Wilma was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, and was cherished by all who knew her.
Public visitation will be held at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held at Vermont Cemetery in Vermont, Illinois on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 12:00 Noon.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
Prayers. Such a sweet couple.
Dan and Families our deepest sympathy to you at this time for your loss. We have fond memories of the camping trips to Spring Lake and all the family celebrations remember the good memories they will sustain you at this difficult time. Love & Prayers Larry & Gretchen Thurman & Family
I am so sorry.Prayers to friends and family.
My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together as you celebrate a life blessed and well lived. Psalms 90:10
Dan, Mark, Todd and Brad, keeping you and your families in prayer during this sad time. I have wonderful memories of your mom (milk and cookies in the kitchen) and all the fun we had growing up together as the Hickory Street kids.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family as you gather to celebrate this beautiful woman. I have great memories of growing up as neighbors. May your memories bring you comfort.
Brad, sympathy to you and your family. Deb Kuchan Eskridge
My deepest sympathy to the family.
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