Betty Ann (Johnson) Shaw

August 2, 1936 ~ February 25, 2021 (age 84)


   Betty Ann Shaw of Chatfield, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Saint Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, MN.

   Betty Ann Johnson was born August 2, 1936, to Carl and Opal (Molde) Johnson at Salem Corner Township, rural Byron.  She attended Byron school and graduated from Byron High School.  After high school she worked at the Methodist Hospital in the dietary department.  She met the love of her life, Spencer Shaw at the Pla-Mor Ballroom in Rochester, MN.  They were married on August 5, 1956, at East St. Olaf Church in Rock Dell.  They moved to Chatfield and she worked at Rex’s Café and Silver Grille in Chatfield.  She then started at Mayo Clinic in 1978 in Janitorial until 1998 when both her and Spencer retired.

   Betty enjoyed camping, boating, snowmobiling, going on horse trail rides or anything to be with her family.  She was a member of the Chatfield Saddle Club, Rochester Riders Saddle Club, and the Hiawatha Sno- Seekers Snowmobile Club. 

   Betty is survived by her husband, Spencer Shaw of 65 years; daughter, Donna Aas of Chatfield, son Terry (Cherie) Shaw of Chatfield; granddaughter, Nicole (Scott) McCabe of Chatfield, step granddaughters Julie (Chris) Cordes of Kenyon, Jenni (Peter) Lieske of Winona; great grandchild, Kolten McCabe; step great grandchildren, Luke and Lilly Cordes; One Sister, Dorothy Moen of Byron; two sister in-laws, Beata Zinke of Rochester, and Linda Johnson of Rochester.  She is Preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers Jerry and Ronnie Johnson and an infant brother, a sister in-law Maxine Narveson, son in-law Art Aas, and a grandson Jeremy Aas.  A private family graveside service and burial will later this spring, at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Chatfield.

   Memorial can be sent to Riley Funeral Homes, 800 South Main St, Chatfield, MN 55923.

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