Debra E. Shaw


LA MOILLE - Debra Eileen Shaw, 62, of LaMoille passed away surrounded by her family on Oct. 1, 2018 at the Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Community United Methodist Church, LaMoille with Rev. David Jungnickel officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery LaMoille. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 and for a half hour prior to the funeral on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by the Lundquist-Merritt Funeral Home, LaMoille.

Debbie was born Aug. 16, 1956 in Mendota to Sherman and Donna (Morris) Shaw.

Survivors include her parents of LaMoille; two brothers, Sherman (Sandy) Shaw of St. Louis and Curtis (Ginny) Shaw of LaMoille; two nephews and one niece, Jordan Shaw of LaMoille, Daniel (fiancée Colleen Tabaka) Shaw of St. Louis and Ashton (Clayton) Kasperski of Hennepin; and several aunts, uncles and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Sherman and Eva Shaw and Earl and Alta Morris.

Debbie attended St. Mary’s School in LaSalle and Gateway Services in Princeton. In 1989, she moved to Casa Willis in Sterling and worked at Self Help Enterprises.She was a member of Community United Methodist Church of LaMoille and was confirmed on March 31, 1979. She had a joy-filled spirit that included a love of people, her family and activities with her Casa Willis housemates.

Memorials may be directed to Community United Methodist Church, LaMoille-Clarion Library or the donor’s choice.