Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Schaffers in:
 • Parkview Cemetery
 • Hastings
 • Adams County
 • Nebraska
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Viola Garrett McVicker Schaffer
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Mar. 19, 1893
Onawa
Monona County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1982

Viola Schaffer was born Lily Belle Garrett to Lucian and Emily Garrett. After Lucian died of typhoid fever in 1892, Emily gave up custody of her 9 children. Lily was adopted by the Robert McVickers family of Cozad, Nebraska, and renamed Viola. She married Godfrey "Duke" Schaffer of Hastings, NE, while her biological sister Inez/Ina married Jacob Schaffer, Duke's brother. Viola and Duke had one daughter, Maxine Marian. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lucien Luther Garrett (1852 - 1893)
  Emily Carolina Coe-Reed Garrett Blakeley (1852 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Godfrey Duke Schaffer (1892 - 1977)*
 
 Children:
  Maxine Schaffer Rutt (1923 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Frederick Garrett (1877 - 1941)*
  Mary Ellen Garrett Zortman (1884 - 1964)*
  Mabel Brennan (1885 - 1971)*
  Ina Lily Garrett Schaffer (1888 - 1976)*
  Lawrence Warren Garrett (1891 - 1968)*
  Viola Garrett McVicker Schaffer (1893 - 1982)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parkview Cemetery
Hastings
Adams County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: West Lawn, Lot 23, sp. 4
 
Created by: katalex23
Record added: Sep 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77225175
Viola Garrett <i>McVicker</i> Schaffer
Added by: G M Rice
 
Viola Garrett <i>McVicker</i> Schaffer
Added by: G M Rice
 
Viola Garrett <i>McVicker</i> Schaffer
Cemetery Photo
Added by: barbara/bonnie
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

In memory of Viola Garrett McVicker Schaffer.
- Yeschke
 Added: Jan. 24, 2016
To the great aunt I never met. I wish I had known you. Your history lives on.
- katalex23
 Added: Nov. 15, 2015
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service