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In ill health for several years, Claude H. Shaw, died at his home in Noble township, Wednesday evening at 7:10 o’clock. He was 78 years.
Mr. Shaw, who was a farmer and had spent the greater past of his life in Shelby county, was born in Butler County, Ohio, on April 18, 1869. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
On December 23, 1894, he was married to Miss Mellie Phillippe, who survives with a daughter, Mrs. Sally Weidner; three granddaughters, Mrs. Ralph Bentley, Mrs. David Snyder and Miss Claudine Weidner, all of this city, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Pleasant Grove Baptist church today at 2:00 p.m. (DST) and burial will be made in the church cemetery in charge of Carl Norman of Hope. Friends may call at the late home at any time.
Shelbyville Republican, Friday, August 8, 1947
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman