Wilma “Jo” Josephine Shanks, age 93 of Salem, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 3:12 am, in Salem Crossing Salem.

Born August 8, 1927, in Wauseon, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late
William Joseph and Laura Elizabeth (Mattin) Cooper.

She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Sears.

On June 12, 1957, she married William Kenneth Shanks, who survives.

Also, surviving are:

Daughter: Julie Kathleen Malone of Salem, Indiana
Daughter: Laura Jeanne Hawks of Michigan City, Indiana
Son: Stephen Clarke Shanks of Portland, Oregon
Son: Philip Cooper Shanks of Pleasanton, California.
1 granddaughter: Hope Shanks

Arrangements by Dawalt Funeral Home

Memorial Contributions to: Washington County Humane Society / Salem
Animal Shelter 204 Joseph Street Salem, Indiana 47167