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Vivian Maxine Schaffer


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Vivian Maxine Schaffer Obituary
MARCELLINE, Ill. -- Vivian Maxine Schaffer, 92, of Marcelline, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Maxine was born July 17, 1926, in Valley City, to the late Herbert T. and Velma (Robbins) Ballard. She married Maurice Carl "Smokey" Schaffer on Jan. 20, 1946, in Palmyra, Mo. Smokey died March 20, 2012.

Maxine retired from Davis Cleaver and was a member of the Machinists Union for over 50 years. She was a member of Zion Church in Ursa and enjoyed reading, writing, drawing, gardening, camping, fishing, singing, reading and writing poetry and crossword puzzles.

Surviving are eight children, Dorothy (Glen) Faith of Minnesota, Gary Schaffer of Idaho, Ray (Debbie) Schaffer of Missouri, Rick (Sherry) Schaffer of Illinois, Bruce (Kathy) of Arkansas, Alan (Sandy) Schaffer of Illinois, Patricia (Lester) Mayfield of Illinois and Steve (Deborah) Schaffer of Utah; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and six siblings, Martha Jean, Marian, Georgia, Kenny, Bobby and Floyd.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Rogers; 11 brothers and sisters; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. memorial services Friday, Sept. 14, at Zion Church in Ursa. Interment will be at a later date in Sunset Cemetery in Quincy.

MEMORIALS: , Camp Callahan or Zion Church.

WEBSITE: hunterfuneralhomes.com.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hunter Funeral Home, Mendon.

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Sept. 12 to Sept. 14, 2018
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