04-30-2013 - Classmate Julianne Pratt Shanks passed away 28 April 2013
1949 - 2013
Julianne Pratt Shanks, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, aunt, friend and teacher graduated from this life on Sunday 28 April 2013.
Born on 20 May 1949 to parents, Lois E. and Glen A. Pratt in Salt Lake City, UT. Julie attended Olympus High School and The University of Utah. On 2 August 1971, she was married to William A. Shanks in the Salt Lake Temple. Together they raised 4 delightful children and ran Shanks Floral in Bountiful, UT for 30 years.
An empathetic listener and generous friend, she gave freely of her time and talents teaching piano lessons, tutoring reading students, quilting, cooking and answering numerous calls to service with zeal and vigor. She was known for her contagious sense of humor and her positive attitude throughout all of life's adversities.
She is survived by her father, Glen A. Pratt; husband, William A. Shanks; children, Jacob W. Shanks (Olivia), Catherine Manning (Jeremy), Laura Lentz (Erik), Samuel P. Shanks and 9 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lois E. Pratt.
A viewing will be held Tuesday 30 April 2013, 6:00-8:00 PM at the Canyon View Stake Center (2110 N. Main St., Centerville). Funeral service will be Wednesday 1 May 2013 at 12:00 noon with a viewing prior at 10:30 AM (also at the Canyon View Stake Center). The family would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Silverado Hospice Care for the compassionate care and service they gave to Julie and our family. Services under the direction of Larkin Mortuary.