On November 9th, 2011 the children of Starr Shanks said goodbye to their mother who passed away peacefully at the age of 60. Starr was born in Lethbridge, AB on September 5th, 1951; youngest child of Juliadean and Leonard Bondy. She later moved and was raised in the town of Magrath, AB and spent her later years in the city of Edmonton, AB.
She was predeceased by her parents. Starr is survived by her children Talya (Darcy) Lutz, Kyla Shanks, Gjordae Shanks, Jayce Shanks, Jarus (Crystal Nealis) Shanks, Ryane (Phil) Dament and Quinn (Gary Rosenthal) Shanks; as well as her grandchildren and great grandchild who will deeply miss her and cherish their memories of her. She will also be missed by her siblings Sharley (Gilbert) Sheridan, Nathan Smith, Monte (Janet) Smith, Lennidean (Steven) Christensen, and Jeffery (Trudy) Bondy; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins as well as countless friends.