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Robert D. "Bob" Shafer

Male 1943 - 1999

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  • Name  Robert D. "Bob" Shafer  [1
    Nickname  Bob 
    Born  7 Aug 1943  Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  20 Sep 1999  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary  22 Sep 1999  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Robert "Bob" D. Shafer, 56, of Wapello, died Monday, September 20, 1999, at his home.

      Born August 7, 1943, at Monmouth, Illinois, he was the son of Clifton E. and Ethel L. Tucker Shafer. He married Opal M. Johnson on March 27, 1970, at Biggsville, Illinois.

      Mr. Shafer attended Wapello schools and served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a loading foreman at U.S. Gypsum at Sperry for 36 years.

      He attended the Solid Rock Baptist Church and was a member of the Indian Hills Golf & Country Club. He enjoyed golf, woodworking, fishing and classic cars.

      Survivors include his wife; two sons, Darin Shafer of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and Jay Shafer of Wapello; one daughter, Stacey Ann Schrader of Wapello; seven grandchildren; three brothers, Clifford Shafer of Monmouth, Illinois, Ray Shafer of Biggsville, Illinois, and Richard Shafer of Wapello; and three sisters, Gloria Jaynes of Naples, Florida, Ada Reed of Burlington and Helen Hulen of Anchorage, Alaska.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

      Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

      The funeral for Mr. Shafer will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, with the Reverend Dan Doolin and Lane Walker officiating. Burial will be in the Wapello Cemetery.

      Memorials have been established for the Wapello Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Keck Memorial Library and Solid Rock Baptist Church.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Robert D. Shaffer (sic); born: 7 August 1943; died: 20 September 1999 (P); last residence: 52653 (Wapello, Louisa, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Illinois
    Buried  24 Sep 1999  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I24990  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Opal M. Johnson 
    >1. Stacey Ann Shafer
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F8997  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S3694] Shafer, Robert D. "Bob" - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, September 22, 1999; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).