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Lillian M. Schaffer, 83

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Lillian M. Schaffer, age 83, of Hastings, died April 9, at Regina Medical Center.

Lillian was born Sept. 4, 1930, in Hastings, to Michael and Mary (Eckart) Raway. She was a 1948 graduate of Hastings High School and married Luverne J. Schaffer Oct. 7, 1950, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Hastings.

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She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Luverne; grandson, Jeffrey; brothers, Henry, Eugene and Sylvester Raway; sisters, Rita Hopp, Florence Bauer and Mildred Doffing.

Lillian is survived by her children, Valerie (Bruce) Buske of Hastings, Janet Holub of Eagan, Larry Schaffer of Hastings, Stephen Schaffer of San Diego, Calif., and John (Ruth) Schaffer of St. Paul Park; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Agnes Raway, Dorothy Raway and Loretta Schaffer; also other family and friends.

The funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. James Perkl, will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 West Fifteenth St. in Hastings. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday April 14, at the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, 201 East Seventh St. in Hastings, and one hour prior to the funeral at church.

Pallbearers are grandchildren, Kyle Buske, Michael Schaffer, Samuel Holub, Jessica Schaffer and nephews, George Schaffer and Ray Raway.

Arrangements with Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

www.caturia-smidtfh.com

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