Thomas F. Shake, 78, of Taylorville, passed away October 13, 2011 at 9:20am at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville. He was born January 19, 1933 in Taylorville, Il., the son of John B. & Hazel (Brown) Shake. He married Rosalie L. Sautelet in April, 1959 in Lovington. He was a welder for Allis Chalmers, Fiat Allis and Precision Products.
He is survived by his wife; son, Michael C. (Marti) Shake of Sturgis, MI; daughters, Elisa "Susie" (Charles) Noren of Taylorville and Raquel Brewer of Decatur; brother, Robert C. Shake of Taylorville; sister, Bettie Trimble of Blue Mound and 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Kenneth Shake, William Shake, Eddie Shake, Jack Shake; sisters Mary Mahon, Hazel Baumgardener, and granddaughter Marissa A. Shake.
Private family services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 3:00pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Betty Coffey officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. visitation will be held from 2:00-3:00pm, Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville. Sign on-line guestbook at www.suttonmemorialhome.com