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Harry Merlyn Shaw, Jr

  • Birth 4 Oct 1944 Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 20 Dec 2006 Grovespring, Wright County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 26814339

ADAMS -- The funeral for Harry Merlyn Shaw Jr., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lebanon, Mo. Burial will be at a later date.

Mr. Shaw, 62, formerly a longtime resident of Adams, died Wednesday (Dec. 20, 2006) at his home near Grovespring, Mo.

Born Oct. 4, 1944, in Adams, he grew up in Adams. He joined the Navy, serving for a brief time until receiving a medical discharge. He then returned to Adams, where he farmed and drove a school bus for many years. In the fall of 1989, he moved to Wright County, Mo. In February 1969, he married Nancy Distad, and they had two children. He later met Veronica Ziolkowski, and they were married on Nov. 20, 1992. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge and Missouri Pet Breeders Association, and enjoyed reading, genealogy, spending time with his family and friends, his dogs and birds, and his farm.

Survivors include his wife, Veronica; seven children, Daniel (Christine) Shaw of Dexter, Deborah (Kenny) McDougald of North Hollywood, Calif., Whitney Shaw of Ozark, Mo., Kelly Shaw at home, Fraley Smith of Shreveport, La., Heidi Hughes of Boston and Cody Hughes at home; six grandchildren; his mother, Isabelle Shaw of Adams; a brother, John Shaw of Dexter; and two sisters, Margaret Penning of Pine Island and Sandra Henniger of Elma, Wash. He was preceded in death by his father.

Holman-Howe Funeral Homes of Hartville, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Juanita Sloan Lowrance
  • Added: 14 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26814339
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Merlyn Shaw, Jr (4 Oct 1944–20 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26814339, ; Maintained by Juanita Sloan Lowrance (contributor 46557752) Unknown.