LaVERN SHAFFER, 82, of Fort Wayne passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012. She was born on Aug. 7, 1929 in Indianapolis. She worked at Summit City Bank before retiring in 1985. She will be remembered as an avid crossword puzzle player. Surviving family include her daughters, Kristi (Gene) Wood of Las Cruces, N.M., Shelly (Dwayne Kieler) Bradtmiller of Ossian; grandchildren, Julie Bradtmiller, and Sean Rasura; nieces and nephews, Kathy, Patty, Rick; and life partner, Don Kieler. She was preceded in passing by her mother, Cora C. (Thayer) Thomas. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne with visitation two hours prior. Burial at Prairie Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Allen County SPCA. Visit www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com to leave condolences.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 20, 2012