borrowed the original obits from freeda axsom haggard. (typed exactly as written) i posted this on iadecatu jan 14 2006
Junior Ross Shafer
Services for Junior Ross Shafer , 47, of 4280 N.E.Eighth St., who died Wednesday of a heart attack at Veteran's Hospital, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at McLaren's Funeral Home with burial at Highland Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Shafer was born in Cainsville, Mo and lived in Des Moines for 29 years. He was an inspector for the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the United Rubber Workes Union Local 310 and was a veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Katheryn; five sons, George of Unionville, Mo; James of Indianapolis, Ind,, William of Des Moines and Steven and Garld, at home; two daughters, Karen and Cindy, both at home; a brother, Dean of Des Moines; two sisters, Pauline Axsom of San Jose, Calif., and Betty Ashley of Des Moines; Mrs. Amanda Shafer of Des Moines, and eight grandchildren.