VeteranAubrey Shawgo

Aubrey D. Shawgo, 76, of Springfield, formerly of Ipava, died at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 9, 1923, in Pleasant Township, Fulton County, a son of Raymond and Millie May Malott Shawgo. He married Anita Lenover Hale on July 4, 1959, in Hernando, Miss. She survives.

Also surviving are one stepson, George Hale of Riverton; four stepdaughters, Linda Smothers and Karen Hale, both of Springfield, Mrs. William (Sandra) Dragoo of Sherman and Bonnie Jansen of Quincy; one sister, Mrs. Dayton (Marjorie) Grover of Memphis, Mo.; two brothers, Larry and Raymond Jr., both of Galesburg; nine stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

One brother preceded him in death.

A World War II and Korean War Army veteran, he was a member of American Legion Post 32 in Springfield.

He worked for Associated Car Carriers in St. Louis, retiring in 1985.

Services were held Monday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery, where military rites were conducted by the Schuyler American Legion Post 4.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/2/2000

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