Archive for Thursday, December 12, 2002

Dearrll W. Shafer


December 12, 2002

Private graveside services for Dearrll W. Shafer, 89, Lawrence, will be at Eudora Cemetery.

Mr. Shafer died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Hickory Pointe Care and Rehabilitation Center in Oskaloosa.

He was born April 4, 1913, in Marysville, Mo., the son of Charles L. and Gertie (Applegate) Shafer. He had lived in Eudora for many years before moving to Lawrence and then Oskaloosa.

Mr. Shafer retired in 1973 from the food-catering department at Kansas University.

He married Euta Coulter. She died July 6, 1983.

Survivors include a daughter, Arlene Robertson, Champaign, Ill.; two sons, Ralph Shafer, Baldwin, and Harry Shafer, Lawrence; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Warren-McElwain Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Shafer.

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