Obituaries: Georgiana E. Shaw

Georgiana E. Shaw, 85, of Ottumwa, died at 4:30 p.m. May 21, 2020 at Oakwood Specialty Care in Albia.

She was born August 29, 1934 in Kirkville to Eual and Laura Wilson Louderback.  Georgiana married Lloyd F. Shaw on April 16, 1955 and he preceded her in death on October 1, 2014.

A graduate of Fremont High School, Georgiana had worked at the Wapello County Home and Rescare.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Surviving are her daughters, Debbie Woten, Sheila (Bob) Watters, Diane (Rick) Jones and Brenda (Wade) Sampson all of Ottumwa; 20 grandchildren including a grandson, Steve Shaw who was raised in the home, 45 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughters, Linda Maher and Pamela Long; a great-granddaughter, Courtney Marie Huff; brothers, Richard, Robert and her twin George Louderback.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorials may be made to the family.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.