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Donald Gordon Shaw Sr.


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Donald Gordon Shaw Sr. Obituary

HILLSDALE - Donald Gordon Shaw Sr., 88, of Hillsdale, passed away Monday, August 8, 2016, at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. He was born June 22, 1928 in Reading Twp. to Henry & Gladys (Duncan) Shaw. Gordie was married June 26, 1948 to Virginia Stuchell and she preceded him in death July 7, 2009.

Gordie retired from Jonesville Lumber after over 50 years of service. He was a graduate of Hillsdale High School, Class of 1946. Gordie was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps serving his country during the Korean Conflict and a member of the Jonesville American Legion. Gordie was formerly involved with FFA and 4-H. Gordie and Virginia knitted baby blankets for the second born in Hillsdale County for several years, he enjoyed riding bike and his favorite pastime was gardening and taking care of his flowers.

Surviving are three children, Deborah (Dan) Wheeler of Hillsdale, Ronald (Cheryl) Shaw of Litchfield and Larry Shaw of Jonesville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.

Gordie was preceded in death by his parents, son Donald Jr., two sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services for Gordie Shaw will be Saturday, August 13, 2016, at 11 a.m., at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale. Interment with military honors will follow at Sunset View Cemetery in Jonesville. The family will receive friends for visitation Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family of Gordie Shaw. Please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Aug. 10, 2016
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