Helen Shaw

Helen L. Shaw, 89, of Astoria, died at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 1997, at the Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born March 3, 1908, near Astoria, a daughter of Michael C. and Emma Warner Lau. She married Lester D. Shaw April 17, 1926, in Rushville. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one sister and one brother-in-law, Hazel O. and Athey Walraven.

Surviving are two sons, Willis E. Shaw and Buddy L. Shaw, both of Astoria; two daughters, Evelyn A. Hopping of Washington, Harriett A. Schomer of Astoria; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one nephew, Dale Walraven.

Services were held Friday at the Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Tim Worstell officiating. Burial was in the Woodland Cemetery near Astoria.

Memorials may be given to the Woodland Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/16/1997

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