Walter L. Shawgo

July 19, 1942 ~ April 24, 2021 (age 78)


Walter L. “Wally” Shawgo, 78, of Mackinaw, passed away Saturday April 24, 2021 at OSF St. Frances Medical Center in Peoria. 

He was born July 19, 1942 in Lincoln to Clarence L. and Alice Nation Shawgo.  He married Sandra Cremeens on April 7, 1964, and she survives. 

Also Surviving are his children, Michelle (Craig) Friend of Mackinaw, Pam (Scott) Zepplin of St. Marys, GA, and Allen (Cathy) Shawgo of Pekin; five grandchildren, Savannah, Kristen (Alex), Hannah, Ally, and Madison; six great grandchildren; and one sister, Billie (Bruce) Huskins. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Shawgo; and his beloved grand dog, Callie. 

Wally worked at Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years. 

He enjoyed traveling and fishing and was a handy man and would fix anything for you. 

A graveside service will be at 10:30 am Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Mackinaw Township Cemetery.  There will be no visitation.  Haensel-Oswald Funeral Home in Mackinaw is handling the arrangements. 

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. 


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