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Eva Shaffer


Eva J. Shaffer, 92, Hudson, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.

    She was born Sept. 29, 1919 to Eshu and Ethel (Main) Tritch.

    She was a member of Helmer United Methodist Church, the UMW, Salem Study Club, and Helmer Home Ec Club.

    She was married Aug. 9, 1939, at her parents’ home, to Robert L. Shaffer. He preceded her in death on December 30, 2006.

    Surviving are four daughters, Roberta (Lochamire) and Chuck Parker, Hudson, Emily and Jerry Dunafin, LaGrange, Cindy and Tony Minier, Hudson, and Lila and Rory Smith, Hudson; 11 grandchildren, Chris and Cindy Lochamine, Ken and Ingrid Lochamire, Karen and Pat Fox, Kurt and Shawn Dunafin, Rod and Kathy Dunafin, Lori and Brad McGraw, Chad and Brandi Minier, Cliff and Jenny Minier, Carla Betcke, Michael Smith and Matthew Smith; 30 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Margaret Tucker; and one brother, Joe Tritch.

    She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lloyd Tritch and Richard Tritch, one sister, Virginia Kriess, and a son-in-law, Robert Lochamire.

    Services were held Monday, February 20, at Helmer United Methodist Church.

    Burial is in Circle Cemetery, Hudson.

    Memorials may be directed to Helmer United Methodist Church.

    Online condolences may be sent at

    Johnson Funeral Home in Hudson was in charge of arrangements.