Earl Edward Shane

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Earl Edward Shane

March 12, 1937 - March 05, 2019

Earl Edward Shane Earl Edward Shane, 81, Greentown, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo. He was born March 12, 1937, to Tedd and Emma Ruth (McCann) Shane. He married Laura (Gross) in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Nov. 14, 1995, and she preceded him in death Dec. 26, 2018.
Earl had worked on the family farm and as a tinner at Delco Electronics, retiring in 1994.
He enjoyed writing short stories and poems, woodworking, gardening, cooking and collecting recipes. He enjoyed volunteering his time and services to the community. He served and was president of the Eastern Howard Emergency Service in Greentown for many years.
He was a recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash award.
He is survived by four children, Charles Shane, Douglas (Sharon) Shane, Terri (Scott) Mundell and Aaron (Staci) Shane; grandchildren, Cassandra (Chad) Stout, Danielle (Michael Garretson) Shane, Theodore (Brynna Richard) Shane, Trey (Danielle) Shane, Joshua (Rachel) Mundell, Kyle (Kaitlyn) Mundell, Eric (Jesi Evans) Mundell, Rebecca Mundell, Cole and Lauryn Shane; sister, Ellen (Rex) Geiger; sister-in-law, Myrna Shane; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Laura; brothers, Kenneth Shane and Paul Shane; sister-in-law, Rose Ellen Shane; grandson, Jeremiah Shane; and granddaughter, Jenny Shane.
Visitation for family and friends will be 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, also at the funeral home, with Pastor David Stout officiating. A private burial at a later date will be in Grant Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.hasler-stout.com. Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown, assisted the family with arrangements.
Published on March 12, 2019
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2 posts

Paul & Janet Sladinski
Mar 16, 2019
We have good memories of Earl . He will be missed by all who
knew him. He was one of a kind!
John Stepler II
Mar 13, 2019
I have good memories of Uncle Earl. When I was a youngster he was the guy on Christmas Eve who snuck out of our family gathering and then returned in the door and reported that he was told Santa Claus was sighted ! He was a fine man. Condolences to my cousins.