ABERDEEN — Betty Jean (Bush) Schaffer, 93, of Aberdeen, formerly of Zell, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Mother Joseph Manor in Aberdeen.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 8, 2019, at St. Mary’s Chapel in Zell. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hyke Funeral Home in Redfield. A Prayer Service and Rosary with the family present, will be 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Betty Jean Bush was born July 14, 1925, in Hand County to Royce and Olga (Monington) Bush. She graduated from high school at St. Lawrence in 1943. She taught rural school in Hand County and was united in marriage to Edward Schaffer November 26, 1946. They lived on their farm in Wheaton Township.
She is survived by her children, Joe, Jim, Mike Mary Knight, Pat, David, Dan, Francis, Ken, and Sharon Vestal; 30 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed; eight siblings; eight stepsiblings; and two infant grandsons.