Rosellen May Shaffer

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July 8, 1929 - November 8, 2019
Born in Jennings, MO
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Rosellen May Shaffer (nee Cross), of St. Charles, MO, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at the age of 90. Loving wife of the late Richard R. Shaffer; beloved daughter of the late Raymond G. and Rose Cross; devoted mother of the late Richard L. Shaffer, and Linda K. Shaffer Fry; cherished grandmother of Christine (Ken) Pangle, and Angela E. (James) Sargeant; treasured great-grandmother of Johnny & David Wilhelm, Ashton, Cameron, Olivia, & Eleanor Browning; caring great-great grandmother of Rebekah & Haven Wilhelm; dear sister of Mary A. Graham. Rosellen was also preceded in death by her brother, Charlotte, Charles, and Gilbert “Skip;” granddaughter Erin Michelle Christopher; and great-great grandchild, Kelly Wilhelm.

Rosellen was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Sunday School teacher, and Den Mother. When she was young, Roellen worked as a model. Later she worked for St. Charles School District for around 30 years before retiring. Rosellen was a matriarch and angel to her family and friends. Rosellen was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Rosellen's name to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Janet E Loy November 11, 2019 at 8:10 am - Reply

    candle 6She was very soft spoken like an angel – I will miss her so much – Hugs and Prayers to all who knew her

  2. Neighbors November 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm - Reply

    You will be missed. Many dear friends we not notified of your passing. Our continued prayers for your sweet soul. You were such a kind and loving person.

    • Dawn Bullock November 19, 2019 at 12:25 pm - Reply

      candle 1She was an amazing, loving and so giving to everyone. She brought my kids treats for Valentine’s day and any other day she wanted to. Her kind heart will be missed.

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