Alberta June Shaw, 90, of Lima died 4:50 p.m., Wed. Sept. 21, at her residence. She was born March 8, 1921 , near Buckland, Ohio to Harold C. and Ollie Thomas Ramga. On Nov. 11, 1939 she married Robert Eugene Shaw who died Oct. 30, 2000.
Mrs. Shaw was a longtime member of Cable Road Alliance Church, a former member of Gideon International Auxiliary, Lima Christian Women’s Club, Child Conservation League and Lima Business and Professional Women’s Club. She was an Allen County poll worker for 30 years and had served as precinct judge. She had worked at Westinghouse in the 40’s and in 1962 she introduced lady bus driving to the Shawnee school system by invitation of the school superintendent and bus maintenance man and also served many years as a high school cafeteria cashier.
Survivors include 3 sons: Larry (Lisa) of Newark, OH, Richard (Judy) and Herbert (Sue Ann) both of Lima, 3 daughters: Ruth (Bill) Tolle of Dacula, GA, Roberta Graessle of Antioch, CA and Harriet (George) Slaughter of Concord, NC, 3 sisters: Viola Herr of Wapakoneta, OH, Winifred Vansky of Lima and Lucyanne (Gary) Claflin of Fishers, IN, 1 brother: Maurice (Lynn) Ramga of Bellefontaine, OH, 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister: Vivian Lou Ramga, a son-in-law Jim Graessle, 3 brothers-in-law: Glen McGuire, Harold Herr and Silas Vansky, a great granddaughter Elizabeth Amber Paxton.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m., Monday at Cable Road Alliance Church. The Rev. J. B. Redmond (a longtime friend of the family) will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Ronald Jones. Burial will be in St. Matthew Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 Sunday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and one hour prior to services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cable Road Alliance Church or the Lima Rescue Mission 216 E. Wayne Street Lima, OH 45801.
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm