The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


August 15, 2012

Earl Junior LaShelle

SAVANNA, Ill. — May 8, 1932 - August 8, 2012

Earl Junior LaShelle, 80, of Savanna, IL, passed into God’s hands Wednesday, Aug 8.

He was born May 8, 1932, the son of Earl George LaShelle and Alma Myrtle (Eversoll) LaShelle of Savanna, IL.

Junior attended Lincoln School and Savanna High School. Junior Served Honorably in the Navy during the Korean War and was a Savanna Policeman. He enjoyed going to Flea markets and traveling from Florida to California.

Junior also enjoyed Fishing, collecting antiques, gardening, working in his flower garden, and playing with his great granddaughter.

Junior was the first lifetime member of his VFW and encouraged others to join. In 1974 he was named commander of the year for the VFW Post 2223. He made the best spaghetti in town.

Survivors include his wife, Ann (Ough) LaShelle; daughter Jan (Mark) Bradshaw, son, Craig (Joleen) LaShelle, Granddaughter Amber LaShelle and Great Granddaughter Asia Miah all of Savanna, IL. Daughter-in-Law Mel (Scott) LaShelle and three grandsons, Blake, Cody, and Cameron, all from Berea, Ky. His sister Donna (Jack) Ferguson, and brothers Gary LaShelle and Rick LaShelle and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Junior was preceded in death by his father and mother, a son, 2 brothers, and 4 sisters.

There will be a celebration of his Life on September 8 at 12:00 pm at Manny’s in Savanna, IL.

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