|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1919|
|Death: ||Jul. 9, 2012|
Wadna A. Shafer, 93, of Ashland passed away Monday July 9, 2012, at Samaritan Hospital.
Wadna was born on April 1, 1919, in Monroe County to Forrest and Mary (née English) Nalley. She was a graduate of Woodsfield High School class of 1937.
Wadna married Raymond W. Shafer on June 21, 1939, in Woodsfield. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to Ashland to start Raymond's business and raise a family.
Mrs. Shafer was a member of First United Methodist Church of Ashland and a member of Emblem Club of Ashland. Wadna was a homemaker who took care of her mother and family, while supporting her husband in his insurance business.
She loved playing Bingo, cooking and watching Cleveland Indians baseball.
Surviving are three sons, Forrest W. "Bill" (Judy) Shafer of Ashland, Robert L. (Joyce Jenney) Shafer of Ashland and Phillip R. (Ruth) Shafer of Ashland; along with seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Wadna was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Raymond W. Shafer; brother, Harry Nalley; and her parents, Forrest and Mary Nalley.
Funeral services will take place 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Heyl Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in Ashland County Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family 5 to 7 p.m. today, July 11, 2012, at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions in Mrs. Shafer's name be made to the Checkered Pantry, 1130 E. Main St. #136, Ashland, Ohio 44805; or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805.
Condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.heylfuneralhome.com. (T-G 07/11/12)
Forrest M. Nalley (1889 - 1929)
Mary F. Nalley (1891 - 1969)
Raymond W Shafer (1912 - 1995)*
Ashland County Memorial Park
Created by: Bill Miller
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93428276
Added: May. 9, 2013