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Irene L. Shaw

February 7th, 1932 – December 17th, 2020

Irene L. Shaw, 88, of Rushville, IL, formerly of Astoria, IL, passed away at 8:05 pm on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Sunday, February 7, 1932 in Astoria, the daughter of Allen and Nelda (Kessler) Bucher. Irene married Willis Shaw on November 3, 1957 in Browning, IL. He preceded her in death on September 10, 2012.

Also preceding her are her grandson, Jeremiah Edwards, 3 brothers, Arthur, Beverly and Maynard Bucher, and 5 sisters, Ramona Mae Bucher, Virginia Maxine Cox, Leta Belle Bucher, Doris Baker and Bernice Wright.

Survivors include her son, Larry (and Pam) Shaw of Astoria, 2 daughters, Letha (and Joe) Stambaugh of Astoria and Lila Edwards of Rushville, 3 grandchildren, Zeb Shaw, Jennifer (and Aaron) Hickle and Jamie (and Brad Craven) Edwards, 5 great-grandchildren, Madison Girard, Maxwell Hickle, Stevie Hickle, Ace Craven and Makenzi Craven, sister, Nedra Bollinger of Browning, IL, brother, Dayle (and Patricia) Bucher of Bedford, IA, sister-in-law, Maxine Bucher of Astoria, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.

After graduating from Astoria High School, she worked for a cleaning service in Havana before marrying and becoming a homemaker.

She was a member of the Woodland Church of the Brethren in Astoria. She enjoyed playing the piano, studying the bible, gardening, butterflies, and entertaining her grandchildren. She was also well known for her spaghetti and large cinnamon rolls with lots of frosting.

A graveside service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 in the Woodland Cemetery in Astoria. Pastor Lisa Fike will be officiating. Memorials may be made to the Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad.

Condolences


December 18th, 2020

Thinking of you Letha and family hugs

December 18th, 2020

My sincere sympathies to her children and grandchildren and remaining family members, Always hard to loose a loved one, but this time of year makes it harder. Don't be sad because you've lost them, be happy that you had them to make memories with that will last your lifetime, take comfort in those memories and remember that she loved each of you.

December 18th, 2020

So sorry for the loss of Irene. May memories sustain you.
Blessings. Deb and Jim Park

December 18th, 2020

Our sympathies to all of Irene's family. May your memories bring you comfort. Hugs to you all. Carolyn and Garth Cripe

December 18th, 2020

So sorry for your loss.Take comfort in the memories will last forever. Hugs to you all. Daniel and Becky Hamm

December 18th, 2020

So sorry for your loss.

December 18th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Nancy Carithers

December 18th, 2020

We are so very sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and peace during this difficult timeπŸ’•. Love, Eric and Laurie

December 18th, 2020

So sorry that we have lost Aunt Irene,hugs going out to Larry,Letha stambaugh,Lila Ewdards and all her grandchildren. From Susie Williams and family

December 18th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Karen, Jim and Allen Hopkins

December 18th, 2020

To all of .Irenes family...my deepest sympathy. Lots of good memories include Irene. Barbara Derry Hamm

December 19th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathies to the families. JoEllen Myers

December 19th, 2020

So sorry for your loss
Thoughts n prayers for you all
The Taylor’s, Gary & Bev (Malott)
The Morrow’s, Tristan & Miranda (Taylor)

December 19th, 2020

So sorry for your loss! Sending prayers! Keith & Christy Lehman

December 19th, 2020

Irene always had something funny to say. I have such good memories of our visits to Allen and Nelda's house and spending time with all the cousins. Good times and Irene was always right in the middle of it. Wendell & Alice Bucher Clanin

December 19th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Tommy and Pam Trone

December 19th, 2020

So very sorry MJ and Shelby

December 19th, 2020

My condolences to the whole family. Vicki Phillips

December 19th, 2020

Dear Larry, Letha and Lila. I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I had forgotten about her cinnamon rolls until I read the obituary. Those things were delicious! Irene was a good woman and I know heaven bonus when Christ received her in heaven. Think of our childhood fun frequently. May God bless each of you and your families.
Linda and Patty Danner
Anita Burgett

December 20th, 2020

To Larry,Letha and Lila. We send you our deepest sympathy , your mom was a special and kind lady. We send you our love. Scott n Teresa Burget and families

December 20th, 2020

So sorry for your loss of Irene! Our thoughts and prayers for All of your Family! πŸ™πŸ™ Mike and Peg Davis

December 20th, 2020

Larry, Letha, Lila, so sorry for your lost. I will be thinking of you. Amy Bucher Wear (BFPK)

December 21st, 2020

So sorry for the loss of your mother. Prayers to all the family. Dee Jones

December 21st, 2020

Larry, Letha, and Lila, we are sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a very sweet lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Bob and Melba Baker

December 21st, 2020

So sorry for your loss...many memories....Ann Shanks Mitchell

December 21st, 2020

So sorry for your lost. Thinking about your family.