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750 6th Avenue West
Melville, SK S0A 2P0
Phone: 306-728-4221
Fax: 306-728-4192
Margaret Shanks

Margaret Shanks

Monday, March 24, 1930 - Friday, January 3, 2020
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Margaret Shanks was born March 24, 1930, at Quill Lake, SK, and passed away Friday, January 3, 2020, at St. Paul Lutheran Home, Melville, at the age of 89 years.

Margaret was predeceased by her sister, Hazel; her parents, Jack and Tillie; her daughter, Betty; and her brothers, John and Bill. She is survived by her son, Howard; grandson Andrew; sister Esther; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mom was a school teacher at St. Henry’s School for most of her career. After retirement she volunteered for several organizations and charities. Mom enjoyed curling, golfing, bingo, cards and a good cup of coffee with the girls. Rest in peace, Mom, as you are now free from the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's and dementia.
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Bob Warren

Posted at 08:36pm
My condolences to Howard. May your mom be at rest now.
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Glenn Tomchuk

Posted at 08:42pm
Howard, Andrew and Family,
It is with sadness we learned of your Mom’s passing. She was an Amazing teacher to 4 of us, Your Mom and Dad & Betty, Good Neighbour’s and to Mom a Friend.
Our Deepest Sympathies,
The Tomchuk Family
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Daryl Bazin

Posted at 01:09pm
In life you were a Teacher of Math however the real subject you excelled at and passed on to those of us whose lives you touched was that of, High Standards, Professionalism, and Fairness. Thank you Marg Daryl Bazin
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Ruth McLean

Posted at 02:17pm
Sorry for your loss In the short time I knew Marg we had many good visits I enjoyed her company respected her She was very community minded and will be missed
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Blair and Tracey Torgerson

Posted at 07:05pm
Mrs. Shanks was a great friend to our parents and a support for us over the past few difficult years. Our thoughts and prayers to the family. We know there’s a big reunion and party upstairs. Know she is now at peace!! God Bless!! 🙏🏼
 
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Gwen(McConnell) Manovich Posted at 11:56am

Dear Howard and family. Your Mom was a strong, dedicated teacher. In later years she was one who always took time to chat when we would meet. Blessings to her and hugs to all of you! Thinking of you all 🙏
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