Service Details


Monday, January 8, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Highland Park Christian Church
4260 NW 6th Drive
Des Moines


Tuesday, January 9, 2018
10:00 am
Highland Park Christian Church
4260 NW 6th Drive
Des Moines


Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines


Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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Jacqueline Sue Shafer Jacqueline Sue Shafer, 74, passed away at her home on Monday, January 1, 2018. She was born January 24, 1943, to Forest and Opal Neal in Des Moines.

On June 9, 1962, Jacqueline married David Shafer. She was a long time and active member of Highland Park Christian Church. Jacqueline loved animals, especially her dogs. She enjoyed going to dinner with friends, fashion and decorating her home. Her greatest passion was her family. She always made everyone feel special and was very generous with her things and her words.

Jacqueline is survived by her daughter, Kimberly (Drew) Waddell; daughter-in-law, Karen Shafer; 8 grandchildren, Chelsea (Brent) Schuele, Allison (Adam) White, Skyler Waddell, Bree Waddell, Demique Waddell, Zacorey Shafer, Austin Shafer, Micheal Shafer; great-grandsons, Benjamin Schuele, Zion White and Toryn Waddell, and two great-grandsons on the way; niece, Lorrie Steele; and nephew, Donnie Steele; and many other family and beloved friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David in 2015; son, Troy Shafer in 2016; parents; and sister, Judy Stock.

Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2018, at Highland Park Christian Church, 4260 NW 6th Drive, Des Moines, with services to be held at 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, January 9, also at the church. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Park Christian Church or Furry Friends in loving memory of Jacqueline.

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