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
Sunday
32°
Snow
100%
Sunday Night
12°
Snow
100%
Monday
13°
Snow Likely
60%
Monday Night
-3°
Partly Cloudy
6%
Tuesday
27°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Tuesday Night
24°
Slight Chance Snow
30%
Wednesday
31°
Chance Snow
31%
Wednesday Night
Slight Chance Snow
20%
Thursday
18°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Thursday Night
-2°
Partly Cloudy
10%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d