Maybelle Shefferd - March 15, 2013
Maybelle Shefferd, daughter of Raymond and Marie (Junge) Shafer, she was born in Shubert, Nebraska. She married Ira Shefferd on Jan. 24, 1934, in St. Joseph, Mo.
Maybelle enjoyed playing cards and Scrabble, word searches and bird watching. She collected over 2,000 sets of salt and pepper shakers. She was a great seamstress who made lots of shirts, and crocheted doilies and bedspreads.
She loved company, especially the little ones. Maybelle was the matriarch of a living five generation family, and member of the Prairie Union Baptist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Moose Lodge and a past member of the Army Mothers.
Maybelle is survived by her daughters, Marie and husband Gale Riley of Albany, Ore., Carol and husband Melvin Daniel of Denton, Neb., Lila Clark of Albany, Ore., and Nancy and husband Jerry Greiner of Jefferson, Ore.; brother Darold Shafer and wife Kay of Seward, Neb.; daughter-in-law Violette Shefferd of Lincoln, Neb.; 12 grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ira; sons Carl and Lyle “Bud”; brothers Maurice, Dean and Jack Shafer; sisters Lois and Dorothy; and grandson Tim Clark.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at Hall Funeral Chapel in Auburn, Neb.
Burial will follow at the Prairie Union Cemetery near Shubert, Neb.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at the funeral chapel.