Peterson Funeral Chapel

Dawn E. Shanks, 66, of Aurora passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.


She was born to Sam and Dottie Sieber Shanks on December 27, 1954 in Englewood, CA.


Survivors include her mother, Dottie Shanks of Aurora; sister, Denise Cox and husband, Larry of Aurora; and cousins, Donna and Bob Niles of Aurora.


She was preceded in death by her father.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 9 at 11:00 a.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.


​Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.