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Margaret Shafer

    Margaret A. Shafer, 74, Mongo, died Sunday, November 25, 2013 at her residence.

    She was born September 20, 1939, in Centreville, Mich., to Russell and Florence (Barker) Sams.

    Moving from Long Beach, Calif., back to the area in 2001, she was a homemaker and billing agent for a medical company in California and then for the Dometic Corp. in LaGrange.

    She was married March 5, 1961 in Mendon, Mich., to Larry L. Shafer. He preceded her in death on January 9, 2012.

    Surviving are four sons and one daughter-in-law, Rick and Rita Shafer, LaGrange, Bill Shafer, Shipshewana, Terry Shafer, Mishawaka, Ind., and Tim Shafer, Mishawaka, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Betty.

    Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange.

    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, November 29, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Carldean Merrifield officiating.

    Burial will be in Springfield Township Cemetery, Mongo.

    Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.