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Obituary: Constantine W. “Buddy” Shaw

December 21, 1965 – July 14, 2023

Constantine W. "Buddy" ShawConstantine W. “Buddy” Shaw, age 57, of DeMotte, IN, formerly of Sauk Village, IL, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 14, 2023, surrounded by his family. Devoted father of Joshua (Brooklyn) Lemler, Margaret (Garrett) Waugaman, and Cortnie (Nathan) Shaw-Hernandez. Loving son of Theresa and the late Robert Guntorius. Proud grandfather of Hazellyn Lemler, Jenavive Lemler, Benjamin Waugaman, Ryan Keller, Daniel Keller, Nathaniel Wright, Brantley Waugaman, Hunter Waugaman, Arianna Hernandez, Antonio Shaw-Mendez, Alexis Hernandez, and Joseph Hernandez. Dearest brother of Mary (Jeff) Cripe, Kimberly (Harry) Cowan, James (Sandra) Guntorius, the late Thomas Guntorius, and the late Christina Ireland. Kind and dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Buddy enjoyed arts and crafts, fishing, playing cards, joking around, and the precious time with his family. Buddy was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

There will be no public services, services will be private.

Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN.

For further information, please contact 219-322-7300.

Smits Funeral Homes
Smits Funeral Homes
We are a family-owned business providing compassionate, professional end-of-life care. We handle all the details during a difficult time, so you can focus on the things that matter. We understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. Call our main office at 219-322-7300 to find out more about the customized services we can offer your family when the time comes.