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Rae Jeanne Shaffer

March 16, 1927 May 29, 2019
Rae Jeanne Shaffer
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Obituary for Rae Jeanne Shaffer

PEORIA – Rae Jeanne Shaffer, 92, of Peoria, IL, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Parkway Manor in Marion, IL.

Rae was born on March 16, 1927, in Peoria to Eugene and Reta (Hedges) Hasten. She married Robert W. Shaffer on July 19,1958, in Peoria; he preceded her in death on April 9, 1984.

She is also preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Jim Hasten.

Rae is survived by her daughters, Molly Magnuson of Kansas City, MO, and Zoe (Dennis) Buchanan of Carterville, IL, her 7 grandchildren, Nathan Magnuson, Capt. Cale Magnuson, Corrie Magnuson, Joshua (Katie) Buchanan, Jacob (Rachel) Buchanan, Joseph (Emily) Buchanan, and Denna (PJ) Hamilton, and her 2 great-grandchildren, Caroline Ann and Cecilia Rae Buchanan.

Rae’s greatest and most important joy in her life was her family. She will be greatly missed.

Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Swan Lake Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel in Peoria followed by a burial in the cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Southern Illinois Hospice or Disabled American Veterans.


Event Information

Services are private.

Cemetery Details


Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 W. War Memorial Drive Peoria 61615 IL
United States

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