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Ian Gilbert Shaw, 74

Ian Gilbert Shaw, DVM, 74, a long-time resident and veterinarian in Roseville, Minn, passed away on May 16, 2016.
A doctor of veterinary medicine, Ian graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1966 and worked for one year at Blue Cross Animal Hospital in Richfield before starting his 43-year career working for Donald Sime, DVM, at Suburban Animal Hospital, Roseville.
Ian had an extraordinary love for animals and gentleness towards clients that was unforgettable.
Ian is survived by his wife, Joan; sister, Janet Shaw; brother, Lawrance (Elizabeth) Shaw; sister-in-law, Aiko Shaw; daughters, Sandra (David) Breen; Susan (Jeff) Balfanz; Sharon (Robert) Rumans; Sheila (Timothy) Zaske; grandchildren, Christina, Alexander, Megan, John, Jennifer, Amanda, Brayden, Hunter and Cody; many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Alexander MacDougall (Alex) and Marguerite Elizabeth (Ash) Shaw; brother, Donald Shaw.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 20, 2016, 11 a.m.with visitation from 10-11 a.m. at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1524 County Road C2 West, Roseville.
Memorials preferred to Humboldt United Methodist Church or Humane Society of Minnesota.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Vincent, Minn.

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