Wanda Marie Shake, 82 of Owaneco passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 4:35 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. She was born on November 30, 1934 in Taylorville, Ill. the daughter of Louis and Marie (Basil) Loreth. She married William George Shake on October 13, 1956 in Taylorville, Ill. and he preceded her in death on August 27, 2008. She worked as a homemaker and a member of Buckeye United Methodist Church in Owaneco, Ill. Wanda enjoyed church activities, gardening, her pet dogs, country living and watching the birds and deer in the back yard. She especially enjoyed time spent with family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all that know her.
Surviving are her son: Bryan (Brenda) Shake of Owaneco, Ill.; daughter: Beth Ann (Matthew) Tracy of New Holland, Ill.; grandchildren: Jeremy (Holly) Orr of Taylorville, Ill.; Mandy (Derek) Dye of Stonington, Ill.; great-grandchildren: Dominic Orr, Abagale Dye, Zacharee Dye, Isaac Orr; sister: Patricia Casey of Kincaid, Ill.; sisters-in-law: Denise Loreth, Lucille Franklin, Rosalie Shake, Bettie Trimble; Brother-in-Laws: Robert (Kristine) Shake; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers: Norman Loreth, William Loreth, brothers-in-law: Ken Shake, Thomas Shake, William Casey, Ralph Trimble, Bill Baumgardner, sisters-in-law: Mary Shake, Hazel Baumgardner, June Shake.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Tami Werschey-Kessinger officiating. Burial will be in Morrisonville Cemetery in Morrisonville, Ill.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.