Details for Thomas S. Shaw
July 2, 1950 - June 9, 2018
Edgerton, WI -- Thomas S. Shaw, age 67, of Edgerton, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Edgerton Care Center. He was born in Rockford, IL, on July 2, 1950, the son of Junior Bernard Shaw and Dorothy A. (Paladino) Shaw. Tom enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and proudly served overseas aboard the USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War. He drove semi for many years, and later served as manager of the Bargain Barn in Edgerton. Tom enjoyed camping and campfires, but most of all, riding his motorcycles.
He is survived by his three children: Melanie (Kevin) Shaw of St. Charles, IL, Jennifer (Kory Garczynski) Shaw of Janesville, and Joshua Shaw of Edgerton; five grandchildren: Alexis (Brandon), Devon, Chloe, Evan, and Caleb; a great-granddaughter, Makenna; two brothers, Rodney (Jane) Shaw of Rockford, and Mark (Cynthia) Shaw of White House, TN; two sisters, Linda (Allan) Amundson and Nancy Schulz both of Janesville; his significant other, Patti Young and her family; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Tom’s Life will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the VFW Post 1621, Janesville and Full military honors will be accorded at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. The Apfel-Ehlert Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family. For an online guestbook and condolences: www.apfelfuneral.com