Bob Shaughnessy |

Bob Shaughnessy

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Sunday at Palmerton Park in Rogue River, Ore., for Bob Shaughnessy.

Mr. Shaughnessy died Friday, July 26, at his home in Rogue River. He was 78.

Mr. Shaughnessy was born Feb. 10, 1924, in Nevada City to the late Blanche Williams. After attending school in Nevada City, he enlisted in the U. S. Army, serving with the 244th Field Artillery Battalion under the command of Gen. George S. Patton. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded five battle stars. He was discharged at Camp Beale in November 1945.

He then worked for the Bret Harte Dairy in Nevada City. He married Jean Kelly Sept. 29, 1946. He moved to the Bay Area and lived in Concord for several years before moving to Oregon. He retired from the Teamsters. He enjoyed the outdoors and liked to cook and barbecue for friends and family.

Mr. Shaughnessy is survived by his wife, Jean; sons Stephen of Rogue River and Bob of Sacramento; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Russ Has of Myrtle Point, Ore.; sisters Leila Rasmussen of Alameda and Betty Beagge of Grass Valley; brother, Ron Williams of Grass Valley; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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