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  • "We have so appreciated the life of Thad. He was a gentleman..."
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    - Susan (Connors) Sheehan
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THAD T. SHANK, 88, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. He retired in 1986 from Dana Corporation in Fort Wayne after 39 years. Surviving are his wife, Bettie (Cobbs) Shank; children, Sheila (Daniel) Cape and Mark (Deborah) Shank; brothers, Wilbur and Clyde (Janice); sister, Marilyn (Tom) Felzer; grandchildren, Suzanne Shearer, Jeffrey Coons, and Thad Coons; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers, Floyd and Orthel; and sister, Betty. Service is 11 a.m. Thursday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial in Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco. Memorials to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Online condolences at or Facebook

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Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 N Main St
Churubusco, IN 46723
(260) 693-2907
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 29, 2014
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