Jeanne Adair Newton Shaw
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Jeanne Adair Newton Shaw

Jeanne Adair Newton Shaw was born to George and Virginia Newton on October 29, 1935. She passed away on October 13, 2020 at her home in Reno, Nevada.

Jeanne was born in Lewistown, Montana, moved to Boise, Idaho at the age of 7. She attended local schools getting an Associate of Arts degree from Boise Junior College (BJC) in 1955. Her third year of College was obtained at the University of Texas at Austin. She taught school in McGill and Reno, Nevada.

At BJC she met her husband George Shaw and they married in Las Vegas in 1956.

Jeanne spent many hours on the tennis court, gardening and building a loving home for her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband George Edgar Shaw. Survivors include her sisters Marjorie Young of Berkeley, California, Doris Pilkerton of Salt Lake City, Utah, Alice Askarnia of Boise, Idaho; her children Janet Hoener and Jetta Wacker of Sparks, Nevada and John Shaw of Reno, Nevada. She leaves 8 grand children and 5 great grand children.

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Published in the Reno Journal-Gazette and Mason Valley News from Oct. 14 to Oct. 16, 2020.
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October 15, 2020
Aunt Jeanne I love you and miss you so much. I’m happy for you to get to see uncle George again. Please send him my love and tell him I still cherish his hat you gave to me after he passed. I miss your hugs :( Thank you for being such a wonderful Aunt. Until we meet again. ❤
Maxim Askarnia
October 15, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Jeanne. Sending hugs and prayers to the family.
Donna Daniel Alger
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