Vera M. Shaffer

Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Staff

 Vera "Vee" Shaffer Vera M. "Vee" Shaffer, 67, of Janesville, died at home Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was born August 27, 1946, in Fairfield, daughter of Bernard and Ruth Kime McCormick.  She married Douglas Shaffer on February 15, 2003, in Lansing. She was employed as secretary and volunteer coordinator with the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern campus in Cedar Falls. Survived by:  her husband; a daughter, Lisa Dixon of Sumner; two stepdaughters, Trina (Jim) Springsteen of McGregor and Kristi Shaffer of Marquette; three stepgrandchildren, Katlyn, Ben, and Becca; a sister, Fran (Marlin) Woollums of Ottumwa; and a brother, Gary McCormick of Libertyville. Preceded in death by:  her parents; a son, Shawn Dixon; and two infant brothers, Larry and Terry. Services:   11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Cedar Falls, with inurnment at a later date in Prairie Center Cemetery, Packwood.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Richardson Funeral Service, Cedar Falls, and also for an hour before services Wednesday at the church. Memorials:  may be directed to Bremer County 4-H, 720 7th Ave. SW, Tripoli 50676 or Cedar Valley Hospice, 207 20th St. NW, Waverly 50677. Condolences may be expressed at Copyright Waterloo Courier on-line edition; downloaded July 14, 2014.