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Obituaries

Obituaries

Edward Everett Shaw 1912 - 2005 Emporia

Graveside services for Edward Everett Shaw, 93, Emporia, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery, south of Emporia.Mr. Shaw died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005, at Alterra Sterling House in Emporia.He was born Feb. 8, 1912, in Olathe, the son of Edward and Emma Baber Shaw. He graduated from Lawrence High School.Mr. Shaw served in the Kansas Guard during World War II. He was a welder for Didde-Glaser in Emporia for 11 years. He was a member of the Flint Hills Beekeeper Assn.He married Marjorie Emma Cummings on Oct. 30, 1938, in Moran. She died March 1, 2005.Survivors include two sons, James E., Olpe, and John A., Fort Scott; two brothers, Willard, Topeka, and Clifford L., Lawrence; a sister, Luella Strong, Bakersfield, Calif.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Hand in Hand Hospice, sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, 605 State St., Emporia 66801.