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Jay Shank

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Death Apr 1926
Burial Waynesboro, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 59008588 · View Source
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News was received here Wednesday announcing the death of Jay Shank, son of Mrs. Bertha Henkle Shank.
The young man, who was about twenty-three years of age, has been in failing health for two years. He was a student at West Point when he was taken ill and was sent to Fitz Simmons Hospital, Colorado, where he died. His mother, Mrs. Bertha Henkle Shank and sister, iss Anna Shank, of Greensboro, N. C. were with him at the time of his death.
The funeral party left Colorado Wednesday and is expected to arrive here sometime today. Funeral services will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Zirkle, of Ladd, Saturday evening at five o'clock. Interment will be made in Bethlehem Cemetery.
Mr. Shank is survived by his mother two sisters, Misses Anna and Virginia Shank; three brothers, Gordon, Virgil and Merlin Shank, all of Greensboro, N. C. He was a son of the late Rev. J. E. Shank, a former resident of Waynesboro and pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Valley Virginian-date of paper: April 23, 1926


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  • Created by: JLB
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59008588
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jay Shank (unknown–Apr 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59008588, citing Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Waynesboro, Augusta County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by JLB (contributor 47105907) .