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Obituary for William M. Schaffer
16 January, 1871 - 26 March, 1931
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 30 March, 1931 
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Note - HELP!  His surname is spelled three different
ways.  Idaho Death Index spells it Shafer, and there
are two different spellings below.

Middleton Man
   Dies Thursday


William Schaeffer is Laid at
Rest Saturday in Middleton


     William M. Schaffer, 60, former Middleton resident, who died at a Nampa hospital Thursday night, was laid at rest Saturday afternoon in the Middleton cemetery.  Funeral services were held at the Middleton Baptist church.
     The deceased is survived by one son, Robert W. Schaffer of Middleton; one brother, D. H. Schaffer of Middleton; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Emery of Washington, D. C.; Miss Evah Schaffer of Chicago, and Mrs. Nan Gilbert of Fairfield, Iowa; three half sisters, Mrs. Mary Simmons, Mrs. Gladys Hicks, Iowa; and Mrs. Annie Roberts of Caldwell; and his stepmother, Mrs. Nan D. Schaffer of Fairfield, Iowa.