Shaffer, Thressa

Written by David Green.

Thressa E. Shaffer, 84, of Waldron, Mich., died June 23, 2007, at Community Hospital in Bryan, Ohio.

She was born July 15, 1922, in Waldron, to William A. and Myrtle (Rutledge) Shaneour. She married Earl R. Shaffer on Feb. 8, 1941, in Bryan, Ohio, and he preceded her in death July 16, 1994.

Thressa was a lifelong Waldron area resident. She graduated from Waldron High School and retired from Fayette Tubular. She was a member of the Ladies V.F.W. Auxiliary in Waldron.

Thressa is survived by two daughters, Earlene Ridgway of Edgerton, Ohio, and Terry (and David) Cramer of Hudson Mich.; one son, Randall (and Rosemarie) Shaffer of Angola, Ind.; one sister, Nora Double of Waldron; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and four brothers.

Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson with Rev. Floyd Vincent officiating. Interment will follow in Waldron Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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