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Saturday, February 6, 2021

Obituary - Margaret Jane Lamb Shaw

Margaret Jane Lamb Shaw, age 94, Moran, Kansas passed away February 5, 2021 peacefully at Country Place Memory Care in Fort Scott, Kansas. Margaret was born December 15, 1926 south of Potosi schoolhouse in Pleasanton, Kansas. She was the third of six children born to Mamie and William Rees. She attended grade school at Potosi for eight years and went on to graduate from Pleasanton High School and later Pittsburg State Teachers College. 

She married Jim Lamb in May of 1945. He preceded her in death on March 17, 1985. She later married Les Shaw on June 25, 1988. He passed away on December 15, 2016. Margaret was also preceded in death by five siblings, John Rees, Edwin Rees, Mary Mullis, Ruth Kramer and Irene Kinney. Margaret taught school at Liberty, Potosi, Union, Mound City, Kincaid and Marmaton Valley. She retired in 1988 after 42 years. Margaret enjoyed making quilts, fishing, baking and having big dinners with her family. 

Granny, as she wanted her family to call her is survived by her son, Bill Lamb and wife Sharilyn, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter. They are grandson, Barry Lamb and wife Jennifer and her three children and grandchildren. Grandson Merril Lamb and great granddaughter, Kristin, her husband Christian and great great granddaughter, Chevy. 

Granddaughter Kyla Sutterby, husband Dayton and great granddaughters, Taelyn and fiancee Alex Mathews and Shaylee and her fiancee Ethan Taverez. Granddaughter Kendra Perry, her husband Kyle and great grandsons, Drew, Luke and Adam. Stepson Jerry Shaw and two step daughters, Sharon Hedges and Karon Miller and their families. Sisters in law, Linda Rees and Esther Rees. She was a member of the Midpoint Baptist Church, Moran, Kansas.

Individual Respects and Guest Registry can be made from 9 am to 4 pm Monday, February 8, 2021 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton, Kansas Chapel. Funeral service 2 pm Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at the Midpoint Baptist Church, Moran, Kansas. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation 1 pm to service time at the church. Contributions are suggested to the Midpoint Baptist Church Camp Fund for Kids. Online condolences for the family can be left at