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Jane (Sanborn) Shank

March 29, 1922 ~ March 23, 2020 (age 97)


Jane Marietta (Sanborn) Shank, 98, of Circleville passed away on March 23, 2020.  She was born in March, 1922 in Buffalo, New York to Louis and Gertrude (Bargay) Sanborn.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Shank of 60 years.  Jane graduated from Ohio University in Applied Sciences (Education) and taught 34 years in Xenia, Rittman and Circleville City Schools. She was an active member of Community United Methodist Church since 1953, for 14 years was treasurer of the Pickaway County Retired Teachers and for 3 years was Regent of Pickaway Plains Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).  Jane is survived by her two sons James and David.  James L. (Gail) Shank of Circleville, grandchildren Kyle (Brooke) Shank of Greenwood, IN; Karrie (Kenny) Bowden and great grandchildren Valerie and Cassie of York, SC. Son David E. (Susan) Shank of Cincinnati, grandchildren Benjamin (Kati) Shank and great grandson Samuel of Holland, MI,  Joshua (Laina) Shank and great grandson Alexander of Albuquerque, NM, and Evangeline (Ronald) Rose of Catonsville, MD.  A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 28 at Forest Cemetery.  The family thanks the staff of Brown Memorial Home and Heartland Hospice for their attentive and loving care. Contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice of Pickaway County, 116 Morris Road Ste C, Circleville, OH 43113 or Community United Methodist Church, Stained Glass Window Renovation, 120 North Pickaway Street, Circleville, Ohio 43113.  Online condolences can be made to 





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