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Maxine C. (Tasch) Shafer

February 25, 1935 ~ December 12, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Maxine Shafer Obituary

Maxine C. Shafer, 88, of Wabash, Indiana, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away at 4:50 a.m. on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. She was born on February 25, 1935, to Phillip and Charolette (Gorney) Tasch in Culver, Indiana.

Maxine was a homemaker. She married John W. Shafer in October of 1954. He passed away in April of 2007. Maxine enjoyed gardening, puzzles, and loved spending time at her lake cottage in Culver, Indiana. Most of all she loved her children and her grandchildren.

Maxine is survived by two sons, Phillip Shafer of Indianapolis, Indiana, Christopher Shafer of Genoa, Ohio; two daughters, Kathleen (Jerry) Hults of Wabash, Indiana, Jill (Bill) Cox of Indianapolis, Indiana; six grandchildren, Mathew Bruhn (Jennifer Blok) of Indianapolis, Indiana, Alison (Jon) McDonald of Wabash, Indiana, Adam (Heather) Hengen, Simone Evans, Abby Hengen, Christian Shafer, all of Indianapolis, Indiana; four great-grandchildren, Jacob Bates, Phoenix Bates, Cale Lundquist, Lilly Shafer; one sister Marylin Chamberlain of Greenville, North Carolina. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, and two sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2023, at Saint Bernard Catholic Church, 207 Cass Street, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Father Jay Horning officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Culver, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 17, 2023, with Recitation of the Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

McDonald Funeral Homes, Wabash Chapel, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, have been trusted with Maxine Shafer's final arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 17, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Recitation of the Rosary
Sunday
December 17, 2023

6:00 PM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
December 18, 2023

10:00 PM
Saint Bernard Catholic Church (Wabash, Indiana)

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