April 27, 1926 - Feb. 24, 2012
BENKELMAN, Nebraska -- Alva L. Shaw, 85, a long time resident of Benkelman, died Friday (Feb. 24, 2012), at the Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman.
Preceding him in death are his parents; siblings, Oral (Bud), Anna Mary Glover, and Robert (Betts).
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marian (Baney) Shaw of Benkelman; sons: Jerry of Parks, Nebraska and Michael and spouse Daniel of El Dorado, California; five grandchildren: five great-grandchildren, one sister, Nancy (Shaw) Case of Imperial, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Marjorie Biber of Nevada, Missouri and Leland and wife, Dorothy Baney of Burlington, Colorado.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, Feb., 29, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. (M.T.) at the funeral home in Benkelman with the Rev. Marcine Farmer, PMA, officiating. Interment will follow at the Benkelman Cemetery with Military Honors by the Benkelman American Legion Post 65 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4178.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, from 4 - 8 p.m. (M.T.) at the Forch Funeral Chapel, 205 Buffalo St. in Benkelman, Nebraska.
Memorials may be made to the United Presbyterian Church, 521 Arapahoe St., Box 318, Benkelman, Nebraska 69021 or to the charity of donors choice.
Online condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com
Liewer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.