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Laura J. O'Shea
(July 13, 1921 - February 3, 2010)

Laura J. O’Shea, 88, of Shelbyville, died at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 3, 2010 in her residence.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Three Rivers, Michigan. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Memorials may be given to Saving Orphaned Animals, 120 S. Morgan, Shelbyville, IL 62565.

Laura was born on July 13, 1921 in Proctor, Vermont, the daughter of Alfred and Mary Cecilia Ellis Dutelle. She married Francis James O’Shea on December 10, 1949. They moved to Shelbyville from Three Rivers, Michigan in May, 1975. She was a secretary for McElroy Aviation in Shelbyville for many years. Laura was active in the Senior Citizens Center in Shelbyville and was a member of the Sullivan Civic Center, where she was an avid swimmer. Her house was a loving home to sixteen very spoiled cats.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda Wetherbee and husband Jim of Three Rivers, MI; sister-in-law, Mary Clossey of Richland, WA; grandchildren, Nichole Nash and husband Herb, Jennifer Wetherbee and friend Tonia Norlin, and Brian Wetherbee; great grandchild, Kylee Shea Nash; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends, including Bob and Marilyn Main of Shelbyville and Rick and Sue Preston of Findlay.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Francis on April 8, 2006; and sister, Lucille Serviss.

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