Schaffner, Barbara

Written by David Green.

Barbara Ann Schaffner, 66, of Pettisville, Ohio, died March 10, 2010, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born March 22, 1943, to Leslie and Virginia (Kline) Colegrove. She married Jon D. Schaffner on June 18, 1994, in Pettisville, and he preceded her in death Dec. 24, 2009.

Barbara was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family.

Surviving Barb are her mother Virginia Colegrove of Fayette, Ohio; three sons, Leslie Sallows of Redlands, Calif., Scott (and Nora) Sallows of Wauseon, and Kyle Sallows of Fayette; one daughter, Christina (and Kirk) Keiser of Fayette; a sister, Marjory (and Fred) Shadbolt of Fayette; a half-sister, Connie Vinton, of Tecumseh, Mich.; two brothers, John (and Mary) Colegrove and Jeff (and Joyce) Colegrove, all of Fayette; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two step-children, and four step-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, Barb was preceded in death by her father, Leslie “Bus” Colegrove, and a sister, Sherry Lynn Smith.                                                            Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette, with Rev. Kathy Currier officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday.

 

Memorials are suggested for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 

 

 

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