Lives Lived: Harriet Shaw |

Lives Lived: Harriet Shaw

Harriet J. Shaw died Sunday, Feb. 7, at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Roseville. She was 83.

A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Nevada City.

She was born in Spokane, Wash., on Aug. 22, 1926, to Harold and Marie Rosengrants, and raised in Kamiah, Idaho.

She married Edward Shaw on Aug. 13, 1943, in San Francisco.

During World War II, Mrs. Shaw operated an overhead crane in the Portland shipyards. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars women’s Auxiliary.

Mrs. Shaw was a homemaker and also worked as a waitress for most of her adult life. She loved taking care of her two poodles, Misty and Donette.

She is survived by her husband, Edward, of Citrus Heights; children, Gary Shaw of Auburn, Terry Shaw of Santa Rosa, Don Shaw of Lake Wildwood, Jim Shaw of Roseville, and Bob Shaw of Cloverdale; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Delbert Rosengrants in 1990 and Anita Rosengrants in 1958.

Arrangements are by Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, Nevada City.

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