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Irene F. Shaw

Published: Thursday, June 27, 2013 2:18 p.m. CDT

Irene F. Shaw, 86, Mt. Morris, died Sunday June 23, 2013 at KSB Hospital, Dixon.  

She was born Nov. 9, 1926 in Lee County, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Gleason Rock.  

She married Davis Shaw on Nov. 9, 1944 in Oregon, he died in 2004.   Irene was a member of Lincoln Wood Baptist Church in Rockford, the Pine Creek Women’s Club, and was an Amway representative for 40 years.  

Survivors include her children, Jean (Steve) Noonkesser, Mt. Morris, Shelly (Bob) Schultz, Forreston, Laurie (Steve) Dodds, DeWitt, Iowa, Jim (Carolyne) Shaw, Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Scott (Amber) Shaw, Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters, Rita (Bob) Anderson, Ohio, Ill. and Anne (Carl) Vock, Polo; grandchildren, Rick, Janet, Rob, Trina, Cherie, Keely, Cody, and Tammy; great-grandchildren, Aaron, Jordan, Anna, Tressa, Isaac, Michael, Levi, Isiah, Ziah, Chase, Hailey, Wiley, Morgan, Isabelle, Cassidy, Dillon, Halston, Dale Arden, Peiton, Luca, Andy, Chelsea, Jordan, and Riley; and two great-great-grandchildren.  

She was also preceded in death by siblings, Eileen Oester and John Rock, and grandchildren, Devin and Dalton Schuler.  Funeral services will be held Friday, June 28 at 1 p.m., preceded by visitation from 11 a.m. until time of service, at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with Pastor Herman Brown officiating.  

Burial will be at Grand Detour Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established in her name.

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