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Edwin "Ed" R. Shrewsbury

September 18, 1941 ~ September 27, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Edwin "Ed" Shrewsbury Obituary

Edwin "Ed" R. Shrewsbury - age 82 and lifelong resident of Lathrop, MO passed away Wednesday evening, September 27, 2023, in Lathrop. Ed was born on September 18, 1941, the son of Charles Herbert and Susan Katherene (Robinette) Shrewsbury at the family farm in rural Lathrop, MO. He was a graduate of Lathrop High School in 1959 and later graduated with a BS in Agriculture and Economics from The University of Missouri in 1963. Ed was united into a loving marriage with Janice "Jan" Brower on December 18th, 1960, in Avondale, MO. He was a lifelong member of The First Christian Church of Lathrop, where his great-grandfather was a founding member. Ed was a family man that held extreme pride and love for his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Ed was a proud, hardworking fourth generation farmer and had a passion for buying and selling cattle. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. 

Ed was preceded in death by his parents; son, John Shrewsbury; brother, Donald Shrewsbury and brother-in-law, Don McCollough. He is survived by his wife Jan of the home; sons, Scott Shrewsbury (Pam) of Lathrop, MO, Steven Shrewsbury (Vicki) of Lathrop, MO, and James Shrewsbury (Sarah) of Austin, TX, daughter-in-law, Diane Shrewsbury of Lathrop, MO; grandchildren, Courtney Schwantes (Adam) of Lathrop, MO, Megan Shrewsbury of Lathrop, MO, Stephanie Cashatt (Clinton) of Gower, MO, Jake Shrewsbury (Gretchen) of Lathrop, MO, Katie Dilley (Gavin) of Lawson, MO, Jason Shrewsbury (Taylor) of Lathrop, MO, Elizabeth Shrewsbury of Chesterfield, MO, Ethan Shrewsbury, Jack Shrewsbury of TX, and Imani Shrewsbury of Austin, TX; eighteen great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia McCollough of Pryor, OK; a foreign exchange student that is like a son, Roald Forsberg (Mette) of Denmark; nieces, nephews and other extended family members also survive. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church of Lathrop in care of the funeral home. Memorial services will be held 4 PM, Monday, October 2, 2023, at First Christian Church of Lathrop.  The family will receive friends beginning at 2 PM, Monday at the church.  Burial will follow at Lathrop Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Lathrop (816) 740-4658. Online guestbook at

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October 2, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
First Christian Church of Lathrop

Memorial Service
October 2, 2023

4:00 PM
First Christian Church of Lathrop


Lathrop Cemetery
Between Oak and Clinton Streets
Lathrop, MO 64465


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