Lena Monell Shaffer (Nee Keller), 69, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, July 7th at EMH Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Mrs. Shaffer was born, April 4, 1938 in Weston, WV and has made her home in Elyria for the past 39 years. She was a member of the Elyria Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary, and the American Legion Post #12 Ladies Auxiliary. She loved to cook for her family and was an avid Elvis Presley fan.
She is survived by her husband, Howard to whom she was married 30 years. She is also, survived by six daughters, Patty Doyle, of Kent, Alida Shaffer, of Arlington, VA, Mona Lynn Buckner, of Springfield, MO, Karla Shaffer, of Arlington, VA, Hanna Satterfield, of Yuma, AZ, and Nancy Shaffer, of Elyria; four sons, Howard J. Shaffer, of Springfield, MO, Steve Satterfield, James Satterfield, and Michael Satterfield Shaffer all of Elyria. One brother, Lydie Keller, of MS, also survives; 21 grandchildren and 31 great-grand children.
She was preceded in death by one son, Robert Satterfield; and her parents, Lyda and Leola Keller.
Friends will be received, in the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria, Tuesday evening, July 10th from 7 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Funeral services will be held, Tuesday evening at 8:30 P.M. in the funeral home. Rev. Charles Leininger, from the Elyria Baptist Church, will be officiating. Donations in the families name may be made in c/o Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria, OH 44035.