|Betty J. Shaw, age 67, of Maquon, Illinois, died at 9:48 A.M. on Monday, January 10, 2011 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg, Illinois. She was born on November 14, 1943 in Victoria, Illinois, the daughter of Clarence A. and Hazel I. Woerner McLeese. She married Donald R. Shaw on February 16, 1971 in Galesburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on December 3, 2008.
Surviving are two sons, Doug (Melissa) Shaw of Galesburg, Illinois and Donnie (Jennifer) Shaw of Maquon, Illinois; five grandchildren, William Shaw, Mackenzi Shaw, Brent Shaw, Scott Shaw and Blake Shaw; one sister, Connie McLeese of Galesburg, Illinois and two brothers, Terry (Ida) McLeese of Knoxville, Illinois and Jim McLeese of Galesburg, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and two sisters.
She was raised and educated in Victoria, Illinois and graduated from ROVA High School. She was a homemaker and a member of the Maquon United Methodist Church in Maquon, Illinois where she helped with the breakfasts.
Cremation Rites will be accorded.
Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 11:30 A.M. at the Maquon United Methodist Church in Maquon, Illinois with Fellowship following the Services. Rev. Dan Doty officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011 from 10:00 until 11:30 A.M. at the Maquon United Methodist Church. Inurnment in East Linwood Cemetery in Galesburg, Illinois. In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to the Family. Hurd Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois in charge of arrangements.
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