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Hazel Shaw

January 20, 1922 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 96)

Hazel Clarice Shaw (nee Jacobson) passed away peacefully December 28, 2018 at 96 years of age. She was born January 20, 1922 at her grandparent’s farm near Norquay, Saskatchewan and grew up on her parents, Ole and Inga (Osten) Jacobson’s, farm nearby while attending Grantsburg School.

Hazel was united in marriage to Ernest Shaw on April 30, 1943 at Norquay, Saskatchewan. Following their marriage the couple lived at various points in BC and Alberta while Ernest served in the army.  They returned to farm at Norquay following his discharge from the army in 1946 and resided there until they moved to Saltcoats in 1962.

Hazel enjoyed playing cards, fishing, gardening, canning and preserving berries, fish, meat and garden produce. She loved spending time with her families when they came to visit plus cooking and sewing for them.

She continued living in Saltcoats after Ernest’s passing until 1996 when she moved into Queen Elizabeth Court in Yorkton. She moved to the Yorkton and District Nursing Home in 2016 where she resided until her death. She was predeceased by her husband Ernest, and her brothers Tony (Helen), Kenneth (Dorothy) and Ralph Jacobson.

She leaves to morn her passing her children and their families: Bruce (Geraldine) Shaw of Kelowna BC, Pam (Garth), Terry (Kyra); Darrell (Karen) Shaw of Calgary AB, Jocelyn (Darren), Trenton (Lucy); Doris (Jim) Maksymiw of Preeceville SK, Meldon, Monica (Chris); Joyce (Leonard) Benfield of Springside Sk, Charlotte (Warren) and Denise (Andrew); and Charles Shaw of Yorkton SK; and 10 great grandchildren.

A funeral service was held for Hazel on January 4, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. from the Chapel of Christie’s Funeral Home with Shelly Morris presiding. Mourners sang hymns “In The Garden”, “How Great Thou Art” and “The Old Rugged Cross”. Bruce Shaw, Joyce Benfield and Charlotte Ward gave eulogies. Hazel was carried to her final rest by pallbearers Andrew Reese, Chris Corbin, Darren Robson, Meldon Maksymiw, Trenton Shaw and Warren Ward in the Saltcoats Town Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a grateful “Thank you” to the Staff of Skinner Unit at the Yorkton and District Nursing Home for their care and support.


Hazel Shaw of Yorkton and formerly of Saltcoats passed away December 28, 2018 at the age of 96 . 

A Funeral Service will be held for Hazel on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm from the Chapel of Christie's Funeral Home in Yorkton with Shelly Morris officiating.  

Interment will follow in the Saltcoats Town Cemetery.


Donations may be made to:

Heart and Stroke Foundation, Saskatchewan
1738 Quebec Ave Unit 26, Saskatoon SK S7K 1V9
Tel: 1-888-473-4636
Web: http://www.hsf.ca/research/en/heart-and-stroke-foundation-saskatchewan

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