Charles J. Shaw, Jr., 69, of Elk River, formerly of Sauk Rapids, died peacefully Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, member of the Elk River Jaycees and was a long-time employee of Cornelius.
Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, April 4 at the Church of St. Andrew in Elk River. Private interment was held at St. Andrew’s Parish Cemetery.
Mr. Shaw is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia “Pat”; sons, Mark (Becky), James and Ryan; grandchildren, Breanna and Brooke; siblings, Mary Ann Lagergren of Monticello, Romaine (Jerry) Abfalter of Coon Rapids, Harvey of Redwood Falls, John (Carol) of Foley, Norbert (Josie) of St. Cloud, Nancy Schneider of Darwin, Minn., Theresa (Jim) Wainwright of Rice, and Kenneth, Ralph and Herman of Sauk Rapids; sister-in-law Susan Shaw of Foley; his wife’s siblings; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Sr. and Romayne, and a brother Michael.
Charles J. Shaw, Jr., 69