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Ray Melvin Shank
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1908
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 12, 1980
Boca Raton
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

Ray M. Shank

Funeral services for Ray Melvin Shank, 71, of 521 N. Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach, Fla., who died Monday at the Boca Roton (Fla.)Community Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Hartzler - Gutermuth Funeral Home, will officiate. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday until service time at the funeral home. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum.

He is the former owner of Twin City Chevrolet, Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, Mich., and prior to that the Shank Chevrolet, Nappanee. Many years ago he was associated with a Chevrolet dealership in Elkhart. He was also on the board of directors of the Salvation Army and United Fund, Benton Harbor.

He was born Nov. 7, 1908, in Wakarusa, and married Elberta Weaver. She survives with a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Jaxie) Miller; a son, Wendell, Lake Wawasee, Syracuse; four grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Gladys Ganger and Mrs. Lucille Messner, both of Elkhart, Mrs. Florence Schewalm and Mrs. Irma Mishler, both of Goshen and Mrs. Majorie Stephens, Niles, and four brothers, Alvin, Port Charlotte, Fla., Kenneth, Three Rivers, Donald, Pomona, NY., and Kermit, Byran, Ohio. One granddaughter, Kay Miller, preceded him in death.

(ELK-TRUTH 5-14-1980) 
Family links: 
  John M Shank (1884 - 1955)
  Agnes M Christophel Shank (1883 - 1965)
  Gladys M Shank Ganger (1906 - 2004)*
  Ray Melvin Shank (1908 - 1980)
  Florence E. Shank Schwalm (1910 - 2007)*
  Irma M Shank Mishler (1912 - 2005)*
  Marjorie E. Shank Stephens (1915 - 2009)*
  Lucile Virginia Shank Messner (1918 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Gardens Memorial Park
Boca Raton
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA
Created by: Brendan Lane
Record added: Jul 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113237074


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