Age 89, of Holt, Michigan, passed away June 12, 2015, in Clarkston, MI. She was born on December 2, 1925, in Milford, MI, and had lived in Holt since 1951. Jo was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Holt, and the Mason-Holt Aerie #3734 F.O. Eagles. She was lifetime member of the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, and also a lifetime member of the MSU Alumni Association.

Surviving her are a son, Mark (Bonnie) Shaffer; daughters: Mary Jo (David) Clavette and Margaret (Curtis) Vaughan; daughter-in-law, Lin Shaffer; 7 granddaughters; 6 grandsons; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Jo was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Mary (Washburn) Culham; husband of 54 years, John “Jack” Shaffer; a son, Michael Shaffer; and a brother, John Culham.

A funeral service will be conducted by The Rev. Tony Patrick, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church of Holt, 2021 N. Aurelius Rd., with interment in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Medical Team Hospice of Flint, in memory of Jo Shaffer.

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2 Messages to “Josephine C. “Jo” Shaffer”

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    Judy Stone Clark and Dan Kranz Says:

    Our deepest sympathies to all of you on the loss of Jo. She was always fun to be with at our parties at the lake and family outings.
    May she rest in peace

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    Richard, JoAnn & Amanda Henderson Says:

    Our deepest sympathies and condolences in the loss of your mother/grandmother. May she rest in eternal peace.

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