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John L. Shaw

John L. Shaw, 89, of Cave Junction, Ore., passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012, at his home. He was born June 22, 1922, in Bethel, Okla. He served in the Air Force during World War II. He and his wife, Gracie, moved to Oregon in 1945. He worked in the logging industry for many years.

John is survived by his son, John L. Shaw Jr. (Dorothy); two daughters, Anita Bastian (Thomas) and Deloris Dessart (Donald); sister, Myrtle Broyoles; sister-in-law, Della Shaw; six grandsons; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. One nephew, Felix Shaw, was also a close friend of his.

John was preceded in death by his wife, Gracie; his four brothers, Thelmor, Dick, Homer, and Bill; and two of his sisters, Sarah and Maggie. The funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 15, 2012, at Cave Junction. Arrangements are with Illinois Valley Funeral Home (541) 592-4110.

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