News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 6, 2013

Edith M. Shake


SULLIVAN — Edith M. Shake, 82, of Sullivan, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at her residence. She was born on June 11, 1930, in Hadden Township, Carlisle, the daughter of Jesse R. Eslinger and Mary K. (Meek) Eslinger. Edith graduated from high school and worked as a CNA. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Graysville.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ralph L. Shake, on Nov. 4, 2008; and one sister, Alice Shelton.

Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl (Mike) Keller of Coalmont; granddaughter, Kris Ann (Mark) Canty of Sullivan; great-grandson, Matthew Canty of Sullivan; and one sister, Audrey Cox of Terre Haute. She also is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Banks and Brust Funeral Home, 400 N. Court St., in Sullivan, with Bob Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at IOOF Cemetery in Carlisle. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Online condolences may be made to: