She was born on October 11, 1969 in Fort Wayne. She was employed at Tewell Truck Stop.
Surviving are son, Trenton M. Bowers of Fort Wayne; and her father, John J. Shaw of Churubusco; sisters, JoLynn Shaw of Oakridge, NC and JillAnn Shaw Strangio of Hopkinton, MA. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen H. Shaw who died in 2007.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne with Rev. Barry Faucett and Rev. James Capers officiating. Visitation is there from 5-8 p.m. today.
Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery.
Memorials are to Autism Speaks, 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2250 Los Angeles, CA 90036 or American Cancer Society.