|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1917|
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 2012|
OBITUARY - Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN) - September 11, 2012
Miriam E. Taylor Shaffer, 95, of Frankfort, passed away in her home on Sept. 7, 2012, at 3:20 p.m. She was born on Aug. 11, 1917, in Lincolnville, to Wendell and Esther (Eviston) Brane. She was married to Odlin Taylor who died in 1958. She later married Cecil Shaffer and he died in 1989.
Miriam made her home in LaFontaine for over 60 years, where she was a member of LaFontaine United Methodist Church. She left many friends in LaFontaine in 1997 when she moved to be near her daughter in Frankfort.
Miriam enjoyed family and friends and especially enjoyed her church in LaFontaine. She never missed an I.U. or Pacer basketball game and she was always ready for a game of Skip-bo. Her many family gatherings were especially important to her at her LaFontaine home and later at her home in Frankfort.
She will be very much missed by her children, daughter, Phyllis M. (Charlie) Steidle of Frankfort; son, Ronald G. (Betty) Taylor of Barnegat, N.J., five grandchildren, Terry (Sylvia) Taylor, of Arizona, Judy (Charlie) Denning of Pennsylvania, Brenda (Steve) Galliher of Arizona, Jeff (Gina) Steidle of Michigan, Brad Steidle of Indiana, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her husbands, son, Charles W. Taylor and two brothers.
Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, with a service at 3 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine. Burial will be in Oddfellows Cemetery in La Fontaine. Memorial donations may be made to the La Fontaine United Methodist Church or the Salvation Army. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort has been entrusted with arrangements.
M. Wendell Brane (1889 - 1935)
Esther M. Brane (1890 - 1971)
Odlin E Taylor (1913 - 1958)
Cecil W Shaffer (1915 - 1989)
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