Shane Patrick Hankinson, age 38, of Storm Lake, passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at his residence of Storm Lake.
A time of remembrance was held on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta. Burial will be at a later date. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of the arrangements.
Shane was born in Great Falls, Mont. on March 13, 1973. He was a construction laborer and helped to erect the first 150 wind turbines in Alta. He loved a variety of music, camping, fishing, hiking were some of his favorite things to do throughout his life. Above all he loved his family most.
Shane is preceded in death by his granddad, Jim Hankinson; dad Mike Hankinson; and grandpa Donald (Bill) Armstrong.
He is survived by his children, Dakota, Morgan, Emily, Ashley and their mother, Heidi Sippel of Alta; his mother, Debra Armstrong of Roosevelt, Utah; sister, Amy (Orson) Barney of Roosevelt, Utah; brothers, Dusty (Priscilla) of Phillipsburg, Kan. and Josh (Yasmin) Hankinson of Fort Dodge; grandmothers, Margaret Armstrong of Whitefish, Mont. and Violet Hankinson of Billings, Mont.; and four nieces and three nephews.