Wilma Shank
May 27, 1928 - June 19, 2020

Wilma Shank

Wilma Shank
May 27, 1928 - Jun 19, 2020

Wilma Shank
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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.
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Sammi on Jun 23, 2020

Prayers. Such a sweet couple.

Gretchen & Larry Thurman on Jun 22, 2020

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

Oaks-Hines Funeral Home on Jun 22, 2020


Steve Hines on Jun 22, 2020

Janet buffum on Jun 21, 2020

I am so sorry.Prayers to friends and family.

Janet Edmonds on Jun 21, 2020

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

Diana (Oatman) Kohrt on Jun 20, 2020

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.

Doreen Jackson Shaw on Jun 20, 2020

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.

Deb Eskridge on Jun 20, 2020

Brad, sympathy to you and your family. Deb Kuchan Eskridge

Lorenda Spilker on Jun 20, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family.



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Oaks-Hines Funeral Home ~ Canton
1601 East Chestnut Street
Canton, Illinois 61520
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Vermont Cemetery
Vermont, IL, United States 61484
12:00 PM

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