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Joan E. Shaffer

Joan E. Shaffer

Joan E. Shaffer, age 83, of Quincy, died on Saturday, November 14, 2020 in St. Vincent's Home. She was born on October 13, 1937 in Quincy, IL the daughter of Cecil 'Sprout' and Evelyn E. (Schreacke) McClean. She married Donald L. Shaffer on October 12, 1957 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on November 17, 2005. She was of the Catholic Faith.

Joan worked at the family restaurant, 'Sprout's Inn' for many years as a prep cook and pie maker.

Family was Joan's life. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She also loved her dog, 'Gypsy'.

She is survived by:
FOUR CHILDREN: Timothy Shaffer of Mendon, Debbie Shaffer of Minnetrista, MN; Kim Bush and her husband Steve and Donna Rupert and her husband Jim all of Quincy.
GRANDCHILDREN: Heather Michelotti and her husband Tim; Jason Shaffer; Sam Burns; Brandon Otto and his wife Janette; Jenna Rupert and Donovan Rupert.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Samantha Fox and Brody Otto.
SIBLINGS: Jeffrey McClean and his wife Mary and Rodney McClean and his wife Robin.
SISTER-IN-LAW: Nancy McClean
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

In addition to her husband, Joan was also preceded in death by a grandson Parker Rupert, and two brothers: Michael McClean and Patrick McClean.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1:30 PM in Calvary Cemetery. There is no visitation, but family and friends are invited to the graveside services. Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.

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From:
Sue Woodworth
Mendon, IL
Comments:
Tim, Debbie, Kim, and Donna: I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing.
From:
Rick. Judy haugh
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your loss
From:
Ted and Sue Dobbd
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry to hear about your Moms passing. You are thoughts and prayers.
From:
DONNA HURLEY
Yukon, OK
Comments:
So sorry to hear of the passing of Joan. She was one of my favorite cousins. My sympathy goes out to all the family.
From:
Bonnie Schnack
Quincy, IL
Comments:
My condolences go out to Joan’s family… Joan was a kind soul … who always had a happy smile.
From:
Missy Blackburn Kunsman
Phoenix, AZ
Comments:
All our love during this difficult time.
From:
Sunny Straub
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother, sister, and grandmother. My condolences.
From:
Sunny Straub
Quincy, IL
Comments:
My condolences on the loss of your mother, sister, and grandmother.
From:
Mark A. Wiewel
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your loss.
Eternal rest Joan
Chaplain Mark Wiewel
Blessing Hospital
From:
Greg Sandidge
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Family you have our condolences here from Quincy Supportive Living. I enjoyed visiting with Joan while she was here in our care. She is surely now up in haven. Our prayers are with you. We had a rermemberance here at the Quincy Supportive Living for Joan. May God be with your family during this difficult time.
From:
Doug Woodworth
Ursa, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your loss.