Glenn W. Shafer
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82, of Baltic died Tuesday Feb. 11, 2014 at Aultman Hospital in Canton from complications following heart surgery. He was born Aug. 26, 1931 in Holmes County to the late Dwight H. and Florence (Pretzeus) Shafer. He retired in 1994 from Allied Baltic Rubber after 28 years, was a self-employed truck driver and was a retired school bus driver with Garaway Schools. He was a member of Shanesville Lutheran Church, enjoyed steam engines, trains and repairing automobiles. He loved traveling and he and his wife Jean had visited all 50 states.
He is survived by his wife the former W. Jean Tyson whom he married Sept. 6, 1953; his three children Larry (Nadine) Shafer of New Bedford, Linette (Steve) Carr of Baltic and Lori (Tim) Boyd of Millersburg; six grandchildren Cassie Wolfe, Leah and Nick Shafer, Dawn Barker, Aaron Boyd and Annie Boyd; three great grandchildren; one step great grandson and sister Geneva Torgler of Baltic. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother-in-law John Torgler.
Services will be held at Shanesville Lutheran Church on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Ellen Mills officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery at Baltic. Friends may call on Friday 5-8 p.m. at Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek. Memorials may be made to Shanesville Lutheran Church PO Box 478 Sugarcreek, Ohio 44681. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register.
Smith-Varns Funeral Home
115 Andreas Dr
Sugarcreek, OH 44681
Published in The Times Reporter on Feb. 13, 2014