Agnes E. Schaffer, 89

Published 11:04 am Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Agnes E. Schaffer, 89, of Blooming Prairie, Minn. died Monday, April 2, 2012, at Prairie Manor Care Center, Blooming Prairie.

Agnes Schaffer

Agnes Reynolds was born Jan. 27, 1923, in Park Rapids, Minn. to John and Hilda (Swanson) Reynolds. She grew up in Park Rapids and graduated from Park Rapids High School. After high school, Agnes attended beauty school and then moved to Blooming Prairie in the early 1950s. She worked in Blooming Prairie as a beautician. On Oct. 1, 1953, Agnes and Lloyd Schaffer were united in marriage in Hokah, Minn. Lloyd died Nov. 12, 1995. A member of First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie, Agnes played bridge, enjoyed golf, sewing, and knitting, and served on the school board.

Survivors include a daughter, Shannon Schaffer (Marvin Lundquist) of Grand Rapids, Minn.; a son, Bill (Mallory) Schaffer of Chester, Va.; four grandchildren, Sheena, Savanna, Amy, Casey; five great-grandchildren, Stacey, Jeremy, Alex, Mackenzie, Taylor; one sister, Louise (Bill) Lehnherr of Minneapolis; one brother, Orvin Reynolds of Park Rapids; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd Schaffer; her parents John and Hilda Reynolds; sisters and brothers Orville, Harold, Frances, and Dorothy.

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A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012, at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie with Pastor Heidi Heimgartner and Pastor Charles Leonard officiating. Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church. The family prefers that memorials be made to Prairie Manor Care Center or Blooming Prairie Ambulance Service. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.