Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY - ROBERT EMMETT SHAY
Robert Emmett SHAY, son of Thomas Stephen Sr.s and Rosa LAMBERT SHAY, was born July 8, 1884, near Maloy, Iowa, and died
December 27, 1983 at the Clearview Nursing Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
On June 16, 1909, he was married to Margaret
Ellen HART in the Immaculate Conceptin Church in Maloy, Iowa. Mrs. SHAY preceded him in death on April 17, 1962.
Mr. SHAY is survived by four children - Mrs. Mary C. WARIN of Maloy, Sister Rosemary SHAY C.H.M. of Davenport,
Rita C. SHAY of Maloy and Robert T. SHAY of Maly; a sister, Mrs. Callista CONWELL of Graybull, Wyoming; five
grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A rosary service was held at the Wilson-Watson Funeral Home in Mount Ayr,
Iowa, led by Brother Emmanuel TOCH-GIL on December 28, 1983 at 7 p.m.
Funeral services were held Thursday,
December 29, 1983 at 10 a.m., at the Immaculate Conception Church in Maloy, Iowa. Father Alfonso E. ERESTAIN said
the Mass of the Resurrection, assisted by Brother Emmanuel TOCH-GIL. Serving as altar boys were Douglas LEONARD and
David LEONARD. Music was provided by Mrs. Jon HOVE and Mrs. Jim SHELDON. Pallbearers were Robert Edward SHAY, F. Kenton
REASONER, Dr. Keith W. LEONARD, Thomas L. ROET, James SHELDON and Dave LINDEMOEN. Honorary pallbearers were Mr. SHAY'S
great-grandchildren. Interment was in Saint Mary's Cemetery at Maloy, Iowa.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2011
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