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Leslie Ray Shankle
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1914
West Kittanning
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1969
Kittanning
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA

WWII veteran who served in Europe; a son of Frank Seth Shankle (1883-1948) and Maude Elizabeth Bowser (1883-1969); father of Louis, Joann and Myrna; my "Uncle Bowse". He was named for his maternal uncle, Leslie Bowser (1881-1960). (Kelly)
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Leader Times Tuesday, July 22, 1969, page 17;

Leslie Ray Shankle, 55, of 703 N. McKean St. Kittanning, died at ? p.m. Monday in Deshon Veterans Hospital, Butler.

The retired laborer for Schenley Distillery Inc, Schenley, was born in West Kittanning on April 2, 1914, a son of Frank and Maude Bowser Shankle.

He was a veteran of World War II and a member of BPOE 203, Kittanning Mens Club, and VFW of Kittanning.

Survivors include his widow. Rose Gloria Betti Shankle, two daughters; Mrs. Ralph (Joanne) Swartz, Saltsburg RD 1; and Mrs. John (Myrna) Zona, Blairsville RD 2; one son, Franklin Shankle serving the Air Force at Colorado Springs; one stepson Robert, Los Angeles; two sisters, Mrs. Percy (Betty) Marshall, Kittanning MR 10; and Mrs. Georgia Freeman, Summerville; six brothers, Omer and Frank Shankle both of West Kittanning; Harry Shankle Kittanning RD 7; Walter Shankle, Kittanning RD 6; Harold Shankle, Dayton; and Delbert Shankle, Kittanning RD 5; and 13 grandchildren.

SHANKLE - Friends of Leslie Ray Shankle of 703 N McKean St., Kittanning, who died July 21, 1969 will be received after 7 p.m. today at the Merwin Funeral Home, Kittanning where service will be at ? p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Charles E. Strater, pastor of the First Church of God of Kittanning, officiating. Burial will be in Lawn Haven Memorial Park Arrangements by Merwin.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Seth Shankle (1883 - 1948)
  Maude Elizabeth Bowser Shankle (1883 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Rose Gloria Betti Shankle (1915 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Omer Clark Shankle (1902 - 1990)*
  Harry Buffington Shankle (1905 - 1971)*
  Leona Shankle (1908 - 1918)*
  Frank Seth "Ike" Shankle (1911 - 2002)*
  Leslie Ray Shankle (1914 - 1969)
  Clarence Timothy Shankle (1917 - 1918)*
  Georgia Irene Shankle Freeman (1918 - 1993)*
  Walter Jay "Jack" Shankle (1920 - 1996)*
  Harold Frederick "Fred" Shankle (1924 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lawn Haven Burial Estates
Worthington
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Burke Stoughton
Originally Created by: Kelly Marshall
Record added: Nov 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16658851
Leslie Ray Shankle
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Leslie Ray Shankle
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Leslie Ray Shankle
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 Added: Feb. 20, 2007
 
 
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