Mrs. Sarah May Shaffer, surviving spouse of Rev. Herbert C. Shaffer, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2012.
Services were held at the Motley Free Methodist Church in Motley, MN.
Rev. Shaffer served at Delmar-Charlotte-Elwood; New Hampton-Williamstown; Lime Springs-Chester; Melvin; Arlington-Maynard; New Hartford-Parkersburg; Leon-High Point; Corwith-Wesley; Waukon-Dorchester. He retired in 1979.
Survivors include her sons: James Van Buren of Kalamazoo, MI; George Van Buren of Powell, WY; Thomas Van Buren of Baudette, MN; Terrace Van Buren of Melon, WI; Stephen Van Buren of Brookings, SD; Richard Van Buren of Leader, MN and Anton Van Buren of Kendallville, IN.
Memorials may be sent to the family for future designation.