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Shanks — 85 years old

May 18, 2014
Messenger News
Bob Shanks, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Saturday.
His family includes Dave and Joyce Shanks, of Prairie City; Robert and Kathy Shanks, of Richmond, Va.; Joel and Jody Shanks, of Fort Dodge; Jeff and Connie Shanks, of North Liberty; and Steve and Michelle Shanks, of Moville. He has 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Wife Mary is deceased.
Shanks was born on May 24, 1929, in Harrisonville, Mo. He married Mary Bunkers on June 9, 1951. He is a Korean War Army veteran and a 1955 graduate of the University of Missouri. He worked for Hormel Foods for 36 years and retired in 1991.


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