Marilyn J. Shaffer, age 80, of Osage, died Saturday, December 7, 2019, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 12, 2019, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Sue Thomas officiating. Burial will be at the Osage Cemetery. Visitation is from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home.
Marilyn was born January 13, 1939, in Guttenberg, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Viola (Shaw) Dorl. She cleaned the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Osage Police Department and Osage Fire Station, for many years, along with several private homes in Osage. She made many friends and acquaintances through these jobs. Marilyn loved cats and dogs and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.
Marilyn is survived by her children, Brenda Voight of Owatonna, Minnesota, Sally (Zeke) Ogden of Osage, Russell Shaffer of Dubuque, and Amy (Brian) Beaver of St. Ansgar; six grandchildren, Ryan (Jade) Voight, Tasha Donath, Lee Shaffer, Jay Shaffer, Cody Beaver and Katie Beaver; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Norene Roth of Darien, Wisconsin, and Linda Clark of Norridge, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her son, Paul Shaffer in 2005; mother, Viola Coutant; stepfather, Charles “Smokey” Coutant; father, Fred Dorl; and son-in-law, Russell Voight.
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