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SHANKS, James Robert
(Long time professional
trapper and outdoorsman)
In hospital in Perth on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the age of 88 years. Jim was predeceased in 2011 by his beloved wife Rachel (Sargeant) Shanks, he was the dear father of Harry and David Shanks; brother of Reg (Vena) Shanks, Carl (Joyce) Moss and the late Aileen (Roy) Sproule; brother-in-law of the late Hannah Purdon, Mildred O'Neil, Garnet Sargeant, Jeanetta Cooper, Yula Crawford, Walter Sargeant and Florence Johnston. Jim will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and many good friends. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W., Perth on Friday, January 11, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel Saturday at 1:00 p.m. followed by a reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. In remembrance, contributions to the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Society would be appreciated.


Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Jan. 10, 2013