John W. Shadle, III, age 80, longtime resident of Britt died Saturday, February 13, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. He was born February 27, 1940, in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of John W., II and Jean (Alexon) Shadle. John was a graduate of Virginia High School and went on to study accounting at UMD. He was united in marriage to Nancy Lostrom on August 28, 1963, in Virginia.
John was owner/operator of NAPA Northland Auto Parts in Cook. He was a member of the Sand Lake Chapel, and the Dream Machines Motor Club. He enjoyed building and racing boats, snowmobiling, and he and his wife enjoyed time at the cabin and showing his 1965 Mustang.
John is survived by his daughters: Leah Shadle of Duluth, MN, and Lynn (Stan) Gabriel of Victoria, MN; four grandchildren: Ryan, Grant, Blake, and Faith; cousin: Michael (Sharron) Scott of Florida; and numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife of 54 years: Nancy, in 2017.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday, February 17, 2021, in the Bauman-Cron Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Richard Lohry will officiate. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Virginia. The service will be live-streamed on the Bauman Funeral Home web page.
Family services are provided by Bauman-Cron, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Virginia. To express condolences on-line please see: www.baumanfuneralhome.com.
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