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Velma K. Schaffner

April 9, 1937 March 26, 2018
Velma K. Schaffner
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Obituary for Velma K. Schaffner

Velma Schaffner, born and raised in McMinnville, passed away on March 26, 2018 at the age of 80. She passed peacefully, surrounded by her family.
Velma had a number of different jobs over the years but her favorite was head secretary for the Yamhill County Health Department where she retired after 20 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her two sons, Tony and Fred Schaffner.
Velma is survived by her two siblings, Fred Kamph and Anne Laurie, her sons Greg Schaffner, Pat Schaffner (Teresa) and Frank Schaffner, as well as her daughters, Julie Dodge, Catherine Hooper (Garth) and Pam Maul. There was always a special place in her heart for each of her 15 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Velma also leaves behind her life partner of 20 years, and “love of her life” Wayne Clevenger.
For Velma family came first. They will all remember the times spent together camping, enjoying music, gardening, cooking and canning. She leave a legacy of love and talents passed on uniquely to each one of them.
There will be a memorial service for Velma this Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Chapel of Macy and Son at 2:00 pm.

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