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Gerald G. â€śBudâ€ť Shank, 73, a resident of rural Huntertown, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Auburn July 23, 1937, a son of Glenn A. and Velma L. (Tooman) Shank, and as a young man served with the Air National Guard.
The surviving relatives include his wife, Sally; five children, Lenny G. Shank, Kerry J. Shank, Karyn Wolfe, Linda Faylor and Kevin Shank; a
sister, Virginia Harrod;
Funeral services will be held at at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Huntertown United Methodist Church, 16021 Lima Road, with Pastor Greg Hiatt, officiating. The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, or at the church one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in the family plot at Huntertown Cemetery.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Huntertown Untied Methodist Church, 16021 Lima Rd., Huntertown, IN 46748; or Parkview Home Health & Hospice, 2270 Lake Ave., suite 200, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
To leave a condolence for the family in Mr. Shankâ€™s memory, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.