Zion-Benton News


Marian E. Shaffer

Marian Edith Shaffer, 94, of Zion, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at her home.

Marian was born Sept. 30, 1921 in Cuba City, Wis. In 1945 she married Clone F. Shaffer. She was an active member of Christian Assembly of God Church in Zion. She retired from the cafeteria at Zion-Benton Township High School. Marian’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, her family was her life.

Survivors include daughters Sharon J. Hanson and Linda R. Yearout, both of Zion; six grandchildren Diane Yearout, Michelle (David) Jones, Kristina (Tim) Jones, Gerald (Lynn) Yearout Jr., Jaclyn (Chris) Hampton, and Erik Hanson; nine great-grandchildren Colin Morones, Joshua Ayers-Yearout, Samantha Hampton, Gerald Yearout III, Rebekah Hampton and Alexis Yearout; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Clone F. Shaffer; parents George and Mary Sigafus; brother the Rev. Donald H. (Ruth) Sigafus; and sons-in-law Ralph Hanson and Gerald Yearout Sr.

Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 27, at noon at the Christian Assembly of God Church, 2929 Bethel Blvd., Zion, with Pastor Ken Fielding officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Memorial Park, Zion. Visitation will take place on Monday, June 27,from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Please visit the online guest book at congdonfuneralhome.com.

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