Last Updated on September 23, 2021 by Fisher Funeral Chapel
Pamela Jean Shaffer, 74, of Logansport, went to be with Jesus and her beloved husband, John, on Wednesday evening, September 22, 2021, surrounded by her family at her daughter’s home in Lucerne.
Born December 19, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Neil W. and Hazel Irene Michael.
Following her 1965 graduation from Logansport High School, Pam first worked at the General Telephone Company. She retired from Area Five Agency.
On August 28, 1966, Pamela and John William Shaffer were married in the Wheatland Avenue U.M Church. On July 8, 2016, Just six weeks before celebrating fifty years of a beautiful marriage, the couple were in a tragic automobile accident south of Lincoln that claimed John’s life and left Pam with serious injuries
Pamela leaned on her faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to get through difficult times. She was a devoted member of Lifegate.
Pam was the beloved matriarch of a large family who adored her. Her life revolved around her family, especially her grandchildren. Pam had a warm personality and had a way about her that made you feel loved and valued whether you were family, friend or a complete stranger. Her eyes sparkled with an endearing sense of humor, kindness and love.
Surviving four children: John (Lori) Shaffer II of Florida, Eric (Joyce) Shaffer of Logansport, Jennifer (Bill) Grandstaff of Lake Cicott and Amy (Christopher) Sommers of Logansport; one brother-in-law, Jeffrey (Bonnie) Shaffer of Burrows; one sister-in-law, Joyce Lowry of Avon; grandchildren: Alex Max and Austin Neil Grandstaff, Emilie, Haleigh and Caleb Sweet, Nicholas and Colin Shaffer and Lilly Shaffer; step grandchildren, Madison, Whitney, Karlee, and Reed Sommers; several step great-granddaughters; her niece, Kim Walker, and nephews: Sean McCloskey, Tim McCloskey, Bob Vernon and David Vernon; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Pamela was preceded in death by twin grandchildren, Adam and Addison Sweet, and her sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Robert Vernon, Jr.; brother-in law, Jim Lowry.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Pamela Shaffer will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 26th in Fisher Funeral Chapel. Pastor Dave Sommers will officiate at the service.
Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Visitation hours will be held from 3 to 6 on Saturday, September 25th in the funeral chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross. You may share memories and offer words of condolences on Pam’s Tribute Wall.