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Robert Eugene Shank, 94, died Thursday, Jan. 25, at home.
He was born May 19, 1923, in Albany, to Clarence and Elizabeth (Albert) Shank.
On June 15, 1974, he married Tillie Anderson, who survives.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by seven siblings, Grace Riddle, Alvin Shank, Flora Entrekin, Maye Walsh and George, Frank and Elmer Shank.
A tool and die worker, Mr. Shank learned to fly and was a pilot for five years. He enjoyed driving in the country to a different restaurant for breakfast six days a week. After breakfast, he and Tillie would walk outside for almost an hour. He enjoyed listening to music and traveling to Venice, Florida, for three weeks in December.
There will be no services. Cremation will take place at Yoder-Culp Crematory. His cremated remains will be scattered in the Memorial Garden at College Mennonite Church, where he attended.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 26, 2018
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