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Ace Shumway

Monday, February 15, 2010

Ace Shumway, 86, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Malden, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at the Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He served during WW II as a nosegunner on the B24 Liberator, was the owner/operator of the 7-11 convenience store in Malden, an avid golfer, loved traveling in his Air Stream motor home, was a good storyteller, a member of American Legion Post #293 in Malden and a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Malden.

Born in Malden on Dec. 7, 1923, he was the son of the late Albert Carl Shumway, Sr., and Florence (Blackburn) Shumway. On Feb. 20, 1945, in Denver, Colo., he married Margaret (Horn) Shumway.

Survivors include his wife, Margy Shumway of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Sharon Shumway and Debbie Campbell, both of Cape Girardeau, and Carla Letassy and husband, David, of Poplar Bluff; one son, Steve Shumway and wife, Arsula, of Madison, Ala.; three grandchildren, Scott Shumway, Brian Campbell and wife, Tori, and Amy Campbell; and two great-grandchildren, Dylan Stover and Madison Campbell.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 6 - 8 p.m., at Landess Funeral Home in Malden. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Malden with Father David Dohogne officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden. Landess Funeral home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.

The family suggests memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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