Wanda Yvonne Shanklin, 83, of Logansport

Wanda Yvonne Shanklin, 83, of Logansport, passed away at 7:12 AM Friday, November 3, 2023 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. 

She was born on June 10, 1940 in Peacock, MI to the late Arthur and Pauline [Vasicek] Bosley. 

Wanda grew up in Branch, MI where she graduated from high school. 

She was married to James Shanklin, Sr. for 30 years.  He passed away on May 16, 2020.  Wanda enjoyed gardening and canning. 

She loved her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 


She is survived by:

Sharon Y. May, Daughter

Tina M. (Jesse) Dengel, Daughter

Dawn L. (Don) Mason, Daughter

Michelle (Jason) Bailey, Granddaughter

Jeff (Tonya) Stricklin, Grandson

Kyle Stricklin, Grandson

Donald (Star) Mason, Jr., Grandson

Jeffrey Carl (Heather) Mason, Grandson

13 Great Grandchildren

7 Great Great Grandchildren

James R. Shanklin, Jr., Step Son

John (Cindy) Shanklin, Step Son

Herb Williams, Step Son

Susan (Ron) Williams Kistler, Step Daughter

Doris Holsten, Step Daughter

Shirley Williams, Step Daughter-in-law

Numerous Step Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren

Norman (Kathy) Bosley, Brother

Ronald Bosley, Brother

Bruce (Cindy) Bosley, Brother

Duane (Linda) Bosley, Brother

Michael (Liz) Bosley, Brother

Jack Bosley, Brother

Joyce Bosley, Sister

Pam Bosley, Sister-in-law

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Arthur and Pauline [Vasicek] Bosley, Parents

James R. Shanklin, Sr., Husband

3 Infant Great Grandchildren

2 Infant Sisters

Paul Bosley, Infant Brother

Jim Bosley, Brother

Karen Hammond, Sister

Helen Bosley, Sister-in-law


Cremation will take place at Frain Crematory in Winamac, IN.

No services will be held.

Private burial will take place at a later date at Fountain Cemetery in Fountain, MI.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.