Lillian E. Shaw

Feb. 15, 1922 - Feb. 9, 2009

Lillian E. Shaw, 86, of Oconomowoc, was born to eternal life Feb. 9, 2009. She was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Lafayette County, the daughter of Harry and Viva (nee Bates) Kinley.

Lillian married Lester Shaw on June 21, 1941, in Oconomowoc. She was a lifetime resident of Oconomowoc, except for a short time in Waukesha while she worked at Waukesha Motors for 19 years. After retirement, she worked at Lutheran Homes of Oconomowoc as a devoted volunteer for many years as a Lutheran Services Organization member for 25 years. Lillian received the Outstanding Senior Citizen of Oconomowoc Award in 2002.

She is the beloved mother of Hope (Jerome) Spritka, Fayth Kaufmann, Terry (Jerry) Shaw, Lester (Bev) Shaw, Charles (Judy) Shaw and Albert (Nancy) Shaw; proud grandmother of 20 and great-grandmother of 30; and the loving sister of Pearl Saxburg. Also surviving are other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson, Thomas Spritka; sisters, Elvira Richardson, Jennie Brainard, Harriett Maass and Charlotte Saxburg; and her brother, Francis Kinley.

Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, Feb. 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, W334-N6990 Stone Bank Road, Stone Bank. Friends may visit from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and from 11 a.m. until the noon funeral service Friday at the church. Final rest willbe at St.John’s Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested for her church.

"You will be missed by The Morning Gang at McDonald’s in Oconomowoc."

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For more information, please call 567-4459 or visit www.schmidtandbartelt.com.