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Lyle L. Shaw

1928 to 2015


Lyle L. Shaw, 86 of Dix, died at the Kimball County Manor on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tues., Feb. 10, 2015 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Kimball with Father James Joseph officiating. Burial will be in the Kimball Cemetery. Christian Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 9, 2015 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball. Friends may visit to view Lyle's Tribute Wall and leave condolences for the family. Memorials have been established to St. Joseph's Catholic Church or the Bushnell Lions Club. The services for Lyle have been entrusted to the Cantrell Funeral Home.

Lyle LaVern Shaw was born in Sidney on March 2, 1928, the son of Lloyd and Hilma (Nelson) Shaw. He attended a one room school house in Kimball County and graduated from the Dix High School in 1942. He was drafted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and served two years as a para-trooper in Kentucky. Lyle was married to Patricia Marie Kreuzburg in 1953. They adopted three children, Matt, Amyjo and Greg. Lyle and Pat traveled extensively to several countries with their children, while Lyle was representing the Nebraska Lions as District Governor; he obtained several lifelong friends from his involvement in the Lions. He was a long time member of the Dix Lions Club, a Kimball County Commissioner, served on the FSA Committee, and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Lyle was appointed member of the Mental Health Board in Scottsbluff and received the Outstanding Farmer award in 1978 in Kimball County. Lyle collected coins; he loved being a steward of the land. He enjoyed sharing his love for farming and ranching with his grandchildren and enjoyed watching them grow in 4-H and any activities in which they were involved.

Survivors include his son Matt (Miriam) Shaw of Kimball; daughter Amyjo (Doug) Markel of Lodgepole; daughter-in-law Isabella Grossinger of Denver; grandchildren Tessa, Tyler, Amanda (Zak) Douglass, Landon Martin and his friend Krystian. Great grandchildren Calvin and Wyatt. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Greg, and brothers Clinton and Wayne.


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