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John Edwin SHAFER

Male 1913 - 1998  (85 years)


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  • Name John Edwin SHAFER 
    Born 29 Jan 1913  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 May 1998 
    Buried Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index
      Name: John Edwin [John E Shafer]
      SSN: 388055681
      Birth Date: 29 Jan 1913
      Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
      Father Name: Samuel Shafer
      Mother Name: Lulu V. Parker
      Death Date: 14 May 1998

      Obituary, provided by Schmidt & Bartelt Guardalabene & Amato, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin:
      "Shafer, John Edwin LTC (Ret.)

      Age 85. Died at Alexian Village on May 14, 1998, Beloved husband of the late
      Ada L. (nee Shewry). Loving father of John (Janet) and Barbara (Harry)
      Hockett. Dearest grandfather of Kathryn Schafer and Elizabeth (Scott)
      Caswell. Great-grandfather to Joshua, Amber, Jessica and Desiree. Preceded
      in death by his parents, his brothers Samuel and Herbert and his sister Mary
      Lou Bouck. Further survived by extended family members and many friends.
      Member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Wauwatosa for 50 years. Graduated Ripon
      College-1935, retired from Rex Chain Belt in 1963 and from the Federal Civil
      Service in 1978. Member of the Wauwatosa Police Reserves for 35 years.
      Veteran of WW II and retired Lt. Col. in the Army Reserves. Member of
      Wauwatosa Lodge 267 F.& A.M. Memorial Service arrangements are pending.
      Private Interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Episcopal Church
      appreciated. Special thanks to the caring friends and staff of Alexian
      Village and the Horizon Hospice team."
    Person ID I19738  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2015 

    Father Samuel SHAFER, Jr.,   b. Abt 1878, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Lulu Valentyne PARKER,   b. Feb 1880, Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1904  Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ada L. SHEWRY,   b. 1915,   d. 1994  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. John SHAFER
     2. Barbara SHAFER
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F14749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1913 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
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