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Paul Martin Schaffner
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1891
Willshire
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1974
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

ROCKFORD - Paul M. Schaffner, 82, of Willshire, died at noon Sunday in Veteran's Administration Hospital, Fort Wayne. He had been ill for one month.

Born Aug. 18, 1891, in Willshire, he was the son of John F. and Nancy Jane (Roop) Schaffner.

Survivors include his widow, the former Eva Marbaugh, whom he married Sept. 15, 1921; six sons, John of Needles, Calif., Paul L. and George, both of Willshire, Robin of Celina, James of Willshire and Francis of Rockford; six daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Roos of Lakeview, Mrs. Nancy Hildbold of Celina, Mrs. Ruth Smalley of Lima, Mrs. Martha Jerrett of Celina, Rachel Smalley of Lima and Mrs. Eleanore Buffenbarger of Wren; a stepson, Rolland Marbaugh of Willshire; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Keller and Mrs. Selma Price, both of Decatur, Ind., and Mrs. Ether Lotter of Fort Wayne; a granddaughter, who had been reared in the home, Mrs. Laura Stock of Alhambra, Calif.; 54 other grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Schaffner was a veteran of World War I and a 50-year member of the American Legion in Willshire.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. William Harson officiating. Burial will be in Willshire Cemetery with the American Legion in charge of graveside services.

Friends may call after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Published in the Van Wert Times Bulletin, March 11, 1974. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Fleisher Shaffner (1829 - 1914)
  Nancy Jane Roop Shaffner (1857 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Eva Marbaugh Schaffner (1903 - 1987)*
 
 Children:
  Monica Schaffner (1922 - 1936)*
  Phyllis Katherine Schaffner Roose (1924 - 2012)*
  Ruth Ann Schaffner Smalley (1928 - 2010)*
  John Frederick Schaffner (1930 - 2000)*
  George Clifford Schaffner (1936 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Eve Shaffner Hancher (1881 - 1968)*
  Lucy Pauline Shaffner Watkins (1884 - 1959)*
  Bessie Leota Shaffner Bastian (1888 - 1958)*
  Paul Martin Schaffner (1891 - 1974)
  Ruth M. Shaffner Keller (1893 - 1982)*
  Esther Elizabeth Shaffner Lotter (1895 - 1993)*
  Selma Jane Shaffner Price (1900 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
OH Pvt US Army - World War I
 
Note: father and son spelled names differently
 
Burial:
Willshire Cemetery
Willshire
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Penny Baughman North
Record added: Jul 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74126915
Paul Martin Schaffner
Added by: Leila Brown
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- Karen M.
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
 
 
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