Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, January 11, 2007
OBITUARY ~ HOWARD D. SHAW
Howard D. SHAW, 95, died Satuday, January 6, 2007 at the Simpson memorial Home in West Liberty following an
extended illness. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at the Ehnderson-Barker Funeral Home in
West Liberty with Rev. DeLane WRIGHT officiating. Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, West Libery. Memorial may be
made to Iowa City Hospice.
Howard was born December 27, 1911 in Redding, Iowa, the son of Hugh and Mary JENNINGS
SHAW. He was a graduate of Redding high school in 1931. On April 16, 1933 he was united in marriage to Gladys POLLEY in
Adel. They had farmed in Johnson and Muscatine counties before retiring in West Liberty. Following his retirement,
Howard worked for the West Liberty school system as a custodian in the Nichols Building.
He was a member of the West
Liberty United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Kenneth (Carolyn) SHAW of Nevada, Iowa; two daughters,
Ann BRISTOL of Iowa City, Iowa and Donna (John) REICHARDT of Solon, Iowa; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Gladys; five brothers, Vernice, James, Lyle, Marion and Lewis; three
sisters, Reva UGLOW, Berle KNAPP and Dorthea FREEL, and a son-in-law, Richard.
Submission by Ann Wyer, April of 2012