Obit: Schaffer, Ida L. (1872 - 1940)
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Surnames: Schaffer, Ross, Welker, Yearous, Agy

----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 03/07/1940

Schaffer, Ida L. (5 FEB 1872 - 3 MAR 1940)

Funeral services with the Rev. P.D. Powe officiating were conducted Wednesday at two o’clock p.m. from the Griebenow-Weirich Funeral Parlors for Mrs. Ida Lee Schaffer, who passed away at her home Sunday, March 3, 1940, at the age of 68 years and 27 days.

Ida Lee Schaffer, nee Ida Lee Ross, was born in Rock Island Co., Ill., on Feb. 5, 1872, where she spent her early childhood and received her early education.

At the age of 18 she was united with the First Baptist Church at Andulusia, Ill., and has remained in that faith.

On April 10, 1901, she was united in marriage to her husband, John Franklin Schaffer.

Mrs. Schaffer was always at true hearted and lovable woman, whose company will be missed by her many friends.

She leaves to mourn her passing besides her many friends and relatives and her husband, two adopted children, Mrs. Verne Welker of Owen and Edward K. Schaffer of Finland, Minn.; also two sisters, Mrs. Mary E. Yearous of Darlington, and Mrs. Julia Agy of Reinbeck, Ia.; and two brothers, George M. Ross of Minneapolis, Minn., and Charles M. Ross of Grinnell, Ia., and three grandchildren

 

 


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