Lieng T. Shanks, 71, Logansport, passed away 8:59 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Born March 7, 1942, in Long An, Vietnam, she was the daughter of Truong Huu Phuoc and Bui Thi Nam.
Lieng was retired from Ivy Tech Community College in Kokomo.
She was a devoted Buddhist. Lieng loved spending time gardening and working in her yard. A good game of cards with friends was one of her favorite pastimes. But most of all, she loved being a grandmother and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are one son, Bart Shanks of Hastings, Minn.; one daughter, Olivia Shanks of Chicago; one sister, Hoa Walker; two brothers, Truong Huu Nghia and Truong Van Bac; and three grandchildren, Haley Lynn Shanks, Austin Shanks and Aubrie Shanks.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Truong Van Pho and Truong Huu Hao.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fisher Funeral Chapel with Celebrant Patricia Fisher officiating. Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral chapel.
You may light a candle of hope and share condolences in her guestbook at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com.