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Lola Mae Schaffner

Female 1926 - 2015  (89 years)


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  • Name Lola Mae Schaffner 
    Born 21 May 1926  South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jun 2015  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • NEW LONDON, Mo. -- Lola Mae Irelan, 89, of New London, passed away Friday (June 12, 2015) at her home.

      She was born May 21, 1926, in South Dakota, the daughter of Hubbard and Zora (Bradley) Schaffner, both of whom preceded her in death. She graduated from Russellville (Mo.) High School. When Lola met her husband, Robert Lore Irelan, they were both employed at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Corp. in Kansas City. They were united in marriage Sept. 20, 1946, in Kansas City. He preceded her in death.

      She was a longtime member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Hannibal and recently changed her membership to First Baptist of New London at New London. Lola was an excellent seamstress and did sewing for many people. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and quilting. Lola made many beautiful quilts. She donated an afghan every year to Missouri Baptist Children's Home to be auctioned at the Strawberry Festival in St. Louis, many times taking first place. She will be sadly missed.

      Survivors include one daughter, Ronda, of St. Louis; five grandchildren, Tyler, Pattee, TJ, Dana and Abbie; four great-grandchildren, Brayden, Trey, Coltyn and Taylor; one brother, Bill Schaffner; and two sisters-in-law, Pat Clapp and Deloris Schaffner.

      In addition to her parents and husband, Lola was preceded in death by two children, Julia Lewis and Susan Rickey.

      SERVICES: 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at Corticelli Baptist Church at Corticelli, with Pastor Rick Seaton conducting. Burial will be in DeFoe Cemetery, near Russellville. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/whig/obituary.aspx?pid=175090521#sthash.jboT0Nwh.dpuf
    Person ID I9040  Mather | Schaffner-Spindler
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2015 

    Father Hubbard Schaffner,   b. 29 Jan 1895, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1966, Russellville, Cole Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Zora Bradley,   b. 13 Jan 1902, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1988, Russellville, Cole Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1921 
    Family ID F3084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Lore Irelan,   b. 9 Jan 1924, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1979, Hannibal, Marion Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1946 
    Children 
     1. Ronda Carol Irelan
     2. Julia Ann Irelan
     3. Susan Elizabeth Irelan
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F3086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 May 1926 - South Dakota Link to Google Earth
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