October 4, 2012

Jeannetta M. Shafer

— Jeannetta M. Shafer, 94, Provo, Utah, formerly of Lucerne and Rochester, passed away at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.

Born Dec. 10, 1917, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Emmett O. and Beatrice G. McClellan Day. On Aug. 27, 1939, she married Carl Dean Shafer, and he preceded in death in 1994.

She was a 1936 Star City High School graduate and a graduate of Logansport Business College.

Mrs. Shafer was a former agent for the Fulton County Agricultural Stabilization Committee.

She was a member of Zion Methodist Church in Lucerne.

Survivors include her daughter, LeAnn Shafer Eliason, of Provo, Utah; sons, Steven C. Shafer, of Wheat Ridge, Colo., and Jame M. Shafer, of Black Hawk, Colo. She is also survived by four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her twin sister, Geneva Day Shafer in 2004 and brothers, Wayne Day in 1991 and Melbourne Day in 1965.

Private services and burial will be held at Zion Methodist Cemetery at a later date.

Online condolences and personal remembrances may be made to the Shafer family at

Local arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center.