Sarah N. Shafer, 78

Sarah N. Shafer, 78, of rural Wabash, died at 9:45 am, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born Feb. 27, 1937, in Patterson, Georgia to R.L. and Kate (Davis) Walker.

Sarah was a 1954 graduate of Peru High School.  She married Donald L. Shafer in Peru, on June 26, 1955.  She retired from Hooks Drug Store in Wabash, after 27 years.

She is survived by her husband, Donald L. Shafer of Wabash; five children, Kathy Meints of Wabash, Kris (John) Stebbins of Carmel, Randy (Laurie) Shafer of Wabash, Steve (Donna) Shafer of Cropwell, Ala., and Tim (Tammy) Shafer of Wabash; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Trook of Peru,  and a brother, Clyde Walker of Jacksonville, Fla. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Donald Shafer Jr.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug.  25, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Brad Eckerly officiating.  Visitation was Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare and Hospice.

The memorial guest book for Sarah may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Aug 24