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Lawrence "Larry" Shaw

October 18, 1943 November 24, 2019
Lawrence "Larry" Shaw
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Lawrence (Larry) Everett Shaw passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and children on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the age of 76.

Lawrence was born on October 18, 1943 in Lansing Michigan to John Vernon and Margaret (Mall) Shaw. He graduated with honors from Michigan State University with a civil engineering degree. He worked for the Michigan Department of Transportation for 40 years. On June 16, 1962, he married his lifetime sweetheart, Shirley V. Holczman. Together they raised four daughters, Carrie (Michael) Frazer, Shirley Dana (Scott) Sheerin, Laura (Kurt) Beck, and Jennifer Shaw-Bouton, who blessed them with 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren: Meghan (Bob) Hodge, Andrew (Hunter) Frazer, Josh Frazer, Abbie Frazer, Kaitlynn Sheerin,
Stephanie Sheerin, Tyler Beck, Dylan Beck, Jack Beck, Angelina Bouton, Vera Bouton, and Brenden Bouton, Amelia Hodge, and Julia Hodge. Also, survived by his mother, Margaret Shaw, sisters Margaret "Peggy" (Gary) Franck, Patricia (Lon) Carlisle as well as his beloved cats.

Larry had a passion for the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman as well as an expert marksman, winning numerous competitive shooting competitions. He enjoyed frequent elk hunting trips to Colorado, and spending time at his lake house on Lake Huron with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Larry was preceded in death by his father John V. Shaw, his granddaughter, Angelina Bouton, and his grandparents Edward and Nettie Mall, and John Vernon and Grace Sheap.

A celebration of Larry’s life will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11:00 am at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, 301 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge; with visitation from 10-11 a.m. A luncheon will be served at The Masonic Temple, 200 W. River St., Grand Ledge directly following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, Sportsman Alliance, and Capital Area Humane Society. Online condolences can be shared at petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com.


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10:00 AM 11/30/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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Saturday

30

Nov

11:00 AM 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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