A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Peace Lutheran Church in Amherst, with Pastor Gretchen Anderson officiating. Burial of cremains will be in the spring at the Greenwood Cemetery in Amherst.
Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. Saturday until the service.
The Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Shanklin was born Feb. 1, 1933, a son of the late George and Miney (Mitcheltree) Shanklin.
He was married to Nancy Ward Nov. 27, 1957. She preceded him in death.
He was married to Debra Armes Aug. 8, 2008.
Survivors include his wife, Debra Shanklin, Scandinavia; one daughter Jaimy Shanklin, Nelsonville; two stepdaughters, Shelly (Todd) Tennyson, Waukesha, and Caitlin Trivillion, Mukwonago; one stepson, Tom (Jen Trivillion) Dziamarski, Mukwonago; one sister, Dorothy Rusch, Plover; four stepsisters, Ruby, Bea, Janet and Carol; and two granddaughters, Anji and Ashlie Polski, Nelsonville.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Gay Shanklin; and one stepsister Lois.