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Marjorie Jean Shaffer

Marjorie Jean Shaffer, 94, Shawnee, died May 16, 2012.

She was born January 12, 1918, daughter of Frank and Frances Kresie. She grew up near Meriden, and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1940.

She taught Latin and English for several years, and was a serologist for the state of Kansas during World War II.

She married John Shaffer in 1948 and they lived on a farm near Valley Falls for about 40 years. He preceded her in death in 1998.

She was active in the community 4-H club, Campfire Girls, United Methodist church, and women’s clubs.

She was a resident at Manor Place in Kansas City for 12 years. She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Gorjestani and Nancy Anderson, and their spouses and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Meriden United Methodist Church May 20.

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