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Iva Olive "Auntie" Shaffer Russell
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1885
Scio
Harrison County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1965
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Iva is the daughter of John Shaffer and Rebecca Lindsey and a sister to Joanna Willa and Nellie Claire Shaffer.

She married Emmet C. Russell on 11 September 1907 in Cleveland, Ohio. They were divorced on 5 February 1926.

After moving to Portland, Oregon Iva was a nurse at the Odd Fellows Home on Holgate in Portland in 1930 and then in the 1940s the superintendent of the Volunteers of America sponsored Brandon Guest House for Girls, 1941 W. Lovejoy, Portland, Oregon. She also worked for her niece's husband, Bill McCarter.

She lived with her niece, Vivian Baird McCarter until her death.

Her cremains are buried in her father's plot. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Shaffer (1848 - 1924)
  Rebecca Elizabeth Lindsey Shaffer (1848 - 1900)
 
 Siblings:
  Joanna Willa Shaffer Minnick (1876 - 1956)*
  Nellie Claire Shaffer Baird (1880 - 1956)*
  Iva Olive Shaffer Russell (1885 - 1965)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park
Coos Bay
Coos County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Dot Hosking Huntley
Record added: Aug 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57707530
Iva Olive Auntie <i>Shaffer</i> Russell
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Iva Olive Auntie <i>Shaffer</i> Russell
Added by: Dot Hosking Huntley
 
Iva Olive Auntie <i>Shaffer</i> Russell
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