LaVon Schaffer passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Sanford Health, Fargo.  She was born to Albert and Edna (Lehr) Goebel in Lehr, ND on January 13, 1935.

She attended Lehr High School, graduating in 1953.  She had a love for music and enjoyed playing piano.

LaVon married Clarence Schaffer in 1956 and moved to Fargo.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Clarence; children, Rodney, Shari (Steve) Bettenhausen; grandchildren, Ashley, Amber, Paige, Cory; and one sister, Diane Schilling.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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  1. Spanaway WAI am sorry to hear of LaVon”s passing. She always brought happiness to the family as we grew up, playing the piano when we all got together.She will be greatly missing.

  2. West Fargo ND
    My sympathy to the family of LaVon..we worked together for a number of years at Elim. She was a wonderful, kind, caring lady., and a hard worker..rest in peace

  3. Wishek ND
    Sorry to hear of LaVon’s passing. We were friends in Lehr Public School. She was a bridesmaid at our wedding on Sept. 21, 1952. She will be remembered as a friend and a talented piano planner. At this difficult time, we will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Wishek ND
    Our hearts go out to Lavon’s family. She was a school friend and we spent many happy times together in Lehr. She now will be spending happy times in heaven. We extend our deepest sympathies to you all.

  5. Fargo ND
    Shari and Steve,

    I’m so sorry about the loss of your Mom. If she was anything like Shari she was a good women.

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