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Michael "Mike" Shawgo

July 6th, 1951 – January 24th, 2016

MIke E. Shawgo, age 64 of Astoria, passed away at 12:58 am on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. He was born on July 6, 1951 in Canton, a son of Max and Thelma (Loughary) Shawgo. He married Marilyn Hammond on May 29, 1990 in Astoria. She survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Michelle (and Rodney) Schisler of Corbin, KY, Stephanie (and Jeremy) Polley of Maysville, KY, Anissa (and Matt) Plummer of East Peoria, IL, and Alisha (and Casey) Morrow of Peoria, IL, his son Brian (and Susan) Shawgo of Ripley, OH, eleven grandchildren; Corey, Kayla, Carolyn, Kami, Heather, Miranda, Jake, Haley, Haley, Megan, and Tage, six great-grandchildren, his mother, Thelma Shawgo of Hamilton, IL, three sisters, Lynnette (and Dan) Parson of Denver, IL, Sandra (and Jerry) Haist of Macomb, IL, and Janis (and Tony) Shuman of Hamilton, IL, and two brothers, Max (and Penny) Shawgo of Mendon, IL and Mitchell (and Ginger) Shawgo of Astoria, IL.

Mike was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Mark.

He was a graduate of Triopia High School in Concord, IL. He worked for Caterpillar in Peoria, was an over the road trucker for Star Transportation, and worked at Gorsuch Appliance. Mike then worked for the State Of Illinois, first as a bridge tender at the Franklin Street Bridge in Peoria until it's closing, then was transferred to Fulton County and worked as a road maintainer and MMI. He worked for IDOT for 20 years, retiring in 2008.

He was a founding member of the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI and was an avid Harley rider. He was also a member of the Astoria Fire Department where he served as an EMT. Mike belonged fro the Teamsters and coached his children's youth ball teams.

Services will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 11:00 am at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Wes Hendricker will officiate. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 27th from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Astoria Fire Dept. or the Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital. Interment will be in the Summum Cemetery.

Condolences


January 25th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Garry and Joyce Behymer

January 25th, 2016

Condolences
from Jeffrey "Smitty" Smith

January 25th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for all of you. Jennifer Blickenstaff and family.

January 25th, 2016

Thinking of you all. So sorry for your loss. Rosemary and Larry Mason.

January 25th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. The Gary Taylor Family

January 25th, 2016

So very sorry for your great loss! ! Bill and Rosie Brockley.

January 25th, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family..Bill and Dee Jones.

January 25th, 2016

So sorry to hear about Mike. You're family is in our thoughts & prayers. Mark & Mary Clayton

January 25th, 2016

Going to miss this guy and hugs for the family!

January 25th, 2016

Sorry for your loss! Aaron and Laura Winner.

January 25th, 2016

So sorry for Mike's family during this lose to his wife and all the kids. He was a great guy and will be missed. Marvin and Marilyn Biesenthal.

January 26th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Pam Klinebough

January 26th, 2016

So sorry.....prayers for the family. Anni Mitchell

January 26th, 2016

Mike was a wonderful guy who never knew a stranger. Our hearts go out to you at this most difficult time in your lives. Godspeed, Mike. Much Sympathy to your family, Deb & Bob Young

January 26th, 2016

So sorry for you loss. Thinking of you.

January 26th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Mary Beth Ring and family

January 26th, 2016

So sorry to hear about Mike. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Janice and Randy Ragle

January 26th, 2016

So sorry thoughts and prayers , Gale and Annie Beekman

January 26th, 2016

So sorry for your loss, enjoyed being around Mike, prayers for the family. Bob & Susie Bucher

January 26th, 2016

So sorry, Blessing to you Marlyn and family, Linda and Jim Derry And Family

January 26th, 2016

The Lord giveth and taketh. Two precious blessings. Thinking of you and your families in this time of sorrow. Steve and Carla Poppenhager

January 26th, 2016

So sorry to hear about Mike. Thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.
Joe & Letha Stambaugh

January 26th, 2016

So so sorry. Mike was good man a fighter till the end. God speed my friend.... Micki Lang

January 26th, 2016

Mike always seem to be a happy go lucky guy we know he will be greatly missed. May the love of your friends & family be with you in your time of need. Leroy & Nancy Bollinger

January 26th, 2016

So Sorry For Your Loss!!! My Thoughts & Prayers Goes Out To You Marilyn & Family. Sue Palmer & Family

January 26th, 2016

Praying for peace for all your family! Love Connie Stamm

January 26th, 2016

Prayers to the entire family so sorry for your loss Pollitt Family

January 26th, 2016

Michelle and family, my deepest condolences to all of you and may God wrap all of you in his arms and give you comfort during this time and forever more.

January 26th, 2016

The last one was from Saundra Jackson of Maysville.

January 26th, 2016

Praying for all! Love the Lippert family.

January 26th, 2016

Sorry for your loss from the Jarrell Family, of Maysville

January 26th, 2016

So sorry for your loss! Doug&Dianna Halstead

January 26th, 2016

So sorry for your loss, Les & Shirley Moore, Tracy & Sheila Cassidy, Teresa Griffitt.

January 26th, 2016

Praying for your family during this most difficult time. Greg and Debby Parker

January 26th, 2016

I'm so sorry for your loss..praying for the family to have gods strength to help them in this very sad tine..

January 26th, 2016

Sorry to hear about Mike. Our thoughts are with you all.

January 26th, 2016

So sorry to hear about Mike. Thinking of you all. Randy and Yvonne Farwell

January 26th, 2016

Thoughts and prayers during such a difficult time.
Shelby Smith

January 27th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Will be thinking and praying for you thru this difficult time.
Janet & Megan Kirby

January 27th, 2016

Thinking and praying for your family in this difficult time. Les and Donna Davis

January 27th, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for this special family. Melissa Payton

January 27th, 2016

Thoughts & prayers to you all during this time. May you find comfort in the days to come. Chris & Sibyl Jones and family

January 27th, 2016

So sorry for your loss prayers for all

January 27th, 2016

Very sorry for your family, but we know Mike is resting comfortably, Prayers to All Debby & Darrell Pierce

January 27th, 2016

Your family is our thoughts and prayers. I pray that GOD wraps his loving arms around you and comforts you. Love, Paul & Sara, Breanna, Tyler and Kaden

January 27th, 2016

Remember Mike as a young boy. We all had a great time growing up around Summum.So sorry he has left us

January 27th, 2016

So sorry for your loss thinking of you all bob&rett

January 27th, 2016

Sending prayers for strength and peace. Thinking of you all.
Patrick and Julie Cady

January 28th, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in our prayers. - Jodie and Robbin Kost

January 28th, 2016

Condolences to the family. enjoy'd working with and knowing Mike will be missed prayers to all..

January 28th, 2016

So sorry for your family's loss prayers sent to all. mike spencer.

May 31st, 2016

May the love of your family comfort you in the days ahead. Please remember to have full confidence that Jesus, the resurrection and the life, will act on his promise to bring back all those in the memorial tombs. John 5:28, 29. My condolences.