Sunday, March 2, 2014

Leta Shafer, daughter Nadine, and Leta's mother were killed in a car wreck in Minnesota in 1985. Leta did have another daughter.

Oscar's first wife was Edna Banks. They had EVA SHAFER MATHES.
Oscar's parents were George Washington Shafer & Rose Oxford Shafer. They are buried in Fairview cemetery near Cainsville near Ross, Amanda, & Ralph Shafer. Both Oscar & Edna remarried. She married a Willis. Aunt Mary heard that Oscar & Leta's daughter NADINE had died a few years ago, per Eva's son Gene. George lived in San Jose CA area and he & his wife visited my Axsom grandparents in San Jose CA. my aunt Freeda should have snapshots that had belonged to her mother of her Uncle Oscar & cousin EVA. Eva's son Gene & wife Becky Mathes lived in Elkhorn WI. Leta married Morris Griffin and they had a child mid-late 40s. Morris had a daughter Marguerite (sp.) who married an Oxford, My grandma Pauline Shafer Axsom's grandma Rose was an Oxford. The Oxford family lives in Des Moines and some of the family had a successful trash hauling business there. Oscar & Edna's children were EVA, CLAYTON RAY, & WAYNE. Oscar was born about 1902, married Edna about 1920. Aunt Mary has heard that Clayton Ray is deceased.

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