a_d
Monday, October 12th, 2009
Complete Obituary
Vergil Shaffer
  Vergil Edgar Shaffer, 95, of Rockford, died at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 10, 2009, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
He was born July 6, 1914, in Mercer County to Lewis Franklin and Nellie Mae Mihm Shaffer. On Dec. 25, 1936, he married Helen Pauline Krugh, who died June 30, 2005.
Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn (Roger) Jamieson, Van Wert; a son, Marvin (Vickie) Shaffer, Galena; five grandchildren, and sic great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Richard Shaffer; two sisters, Mildred Wolfe and Beatrice Williams; and a grandson.
He was a farmer and had lived on his farm for 93 of his 95 years. He was a member of the Ohio City Church of God and had attended Olive Branch Church of God for many years serving on the church board, Sunday School teacher and as Elder. He was a member of the Van Wert Camp of Gideons International He was a 1932 graduate of Rockford High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cowan and Son Funeral Home, Van Wert, the Rev. Steve Waterman of Olive Branch Church of God officiating. Burial is at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City.
Calling is 2-6 p.m today and one hour prior to service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Gideons International or Olive Branch Church of God.
Condolences can be sent to cowanfh@yahoo.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Thursday
83°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
29%
Thursday Night
67°
Chance Thunderstorms
35%
Friday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
49%
Friday Night
66°
Chance Thunderstorms
44%
Saturday
81°
Chance Thunderstorms
49%
Saturday Night
65°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Sunday
83°
Partly Sunny
13%
Sunday Night
65°
Partly Cloudy
13%
Monday
85°
Partly Sunny
11%
Monday Night
66°
Mostly Clear
11%
Tuesday
88°
Partly Sunny
13%
Tuesday Night
70°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
19%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d
video_logoOnline Video
Tuesday, July 26
index pict
Boat fire on Grand Lake
Saturday, July 23
index pict
Celina Lake Festival Parade time-lapse
camera_logo Photo Albums
Saturday, July 23
index pict
Saturday, July 23
index pict
Friday, July 22
index pict