Daniel "Dan"'s Story
Daniel "Dan" E. Shake, 87, of Washington, passed away Dec. 21, 2017, at 11:39 p.m. at Daviess Community Hospital.
He was born Dec. 7, 1930, in Washington, to Harry and Dorothy (Ware) Shake. He was a 1948 graduate of Montgomery High School, and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He retired from Hoover Superior Steel Ball, where he had worked for several years. He was a member of the Washington VFW, Washington American Legion and Glendale Masonic Lodge. Daniel loved gardening and fishing.
He is survived by his daughter, Carol (Brian) Christie; five grandchildren, Jennifer Christie, Daniel (Ashley) Christie, Melissa Thomas, Jordan (Heather) Christie and Shannon Christie; nine great-grandchildren; and his loving companion of 39 years, Margaret Bowman.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Robert Shake and Harold Shake.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ed Lee Mortuary. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, with military graveside rites by the Washington American Legion. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ed Lee Mortuary, with a Masonic service being held by the Glendale Masonic Lodge at 7 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com.
Published on December 22, 2017