Leona Shaffer


INDEPENDENCE - Leona A. Shaffer, 94, of Independence, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 24, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, following a short illness.
She is survived by a daughter, Sherry (John) Pattison, Arlington; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two daughters: Martha Belle Sherer and Bonnie Yurich and five sisters: Dorothy Kuhlman, Betty McFarland, Wilma Trigg, Arlene Cole and Marjorie Simpson. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, Independence. Inurnment will be held at 2:30 P.M. Saturday at Zion Cemetery, Colesburg. For more information or to leave an on-line condolence please go to www.reifffuneralhome.com under obituaries. Visit our guestbook at www.bulletinjournal.com.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal on Feb. 27, 2010