Terry Lynn Shaver, 72, of Newton died on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Allen Hospital in Waterloo. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 11, 2021, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorials to the Newton Mooseheart may be left at the funeral home.
Terry, the son of Ralph W. and Theodora “Teddy” (Iske) Shaver, was born on April 3, 1949, in Newton. He was a lifelong resident of Jasper County, spending a majority of his life in Newton. Terry served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Upon his return, he had a variety of jobs, but his favorite was doing maintenance for Grayson Mobile Homes. Terry was a proud member of the Moose Lodge, VFW, and American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, fixing things, and growing tomatoes.
Terry is survived by his children, Ken Shaver of Newton, Ronald Shaver of Newton, Misty Shaver of Newton, Ron “Butch” Green (Amy Gilbert) of Newton, Daniel (DeAnn) Lee of Newton, and Tammy Oertel (Kevin Bru) of Gilman; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 2 more great-grandchildren on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents; significant other of over 20 years, Ilene Ann (Green) Lee; daughter, Terri Lynn Rogers; sister, Charlene Shunk; and brother Larry Shaver.
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