Grace Shanks (Hummel)
SHANKS, Grace B., age 87, of Dayton, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born December 7, 1930 in Chillicothe Ohio to the late William T. and Jennie (Mitchell) Hummel. She was preceded in death by a brother William M. Hummel, and cousin Della L. Riley. She attended St. Peter’s Grade School and graduated from Huntington High School in 1948. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Chillicothe Hospital and then in the office of the US Shoe Factory. On October 19, 1957 she married George L. Shanks who passed away May 12, 2001. She came to Dayton in May of 1959 and became a member of Our Lady of Mercy parish. She worked at the Walter A. McFall and Sons Insurance Agency and later for the City of Dayton, customer service water revenue from which she retired in 1995. Survived by 2 daughters Mary A. and her husband Michael Schuh of Centerville, Maggie and her husband Scott Woelfel of Miamisburg, son Joseph of Dayton, 5 grandchildren Samantha and Michael Schuh, Sydney and Rusty (Julia) Woelfel, Jodi Schuh-Keeley, great granddaughter Scarlett Woelfel and great grandson Macallister Keeley. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 11th at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church by Father Joshua Otusafo. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time of Mass. Graveside services 2 p.m. Tuesday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Chillicothe, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul 124 W. Apple St. Dayton 45402. Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.bakerhazelsnider.com.