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Lynn Schaffer Dies At 60

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1956
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Lynn B. Schaffer

Lynn Schaffer
Dies At 60

Funeral Home Owner
Succumbs To Illness

YPSILANTI — Lynn R. Schaf- i
fer, 60, owner of the Moore Fu-
neral Home here since the death
if its founder. Jay E. Moore, in
i952, died this morning at Beyer
Memorial Hospital after a week's
Kness. He lived at 700 Cambridge
ttd.

Mr. Schaffer had been asso-
ciated with the M^ora Funeral
Home at 101 S. Washington St.
.since shortly before graduating
from the University of Michigan
graduate school of mortuary sci-
ence in 1916.

He was born May 14, 1895, in
Ann Arbor, a son "i" William Q.
isiul Rena Simmon- r. Mr.
j Schaffer was gra from
Ypsilanti High School in 1915,
and, after his training in the Uni-
versity, enlisted in ihe Army in
1917. Through World War I, he
served in the medoal corps and
was discharged in 3918 He has
been with tne funeral home
teontinuously since.

5 On June 23, 1920, Mr. Schaffer
was married to Madeline E. Foll-
inor in Ypsilanti. She survives.

* 'Mr. Schaffer belonged to the
'Masonic Lodge 13, F&AM, the
Loyal Order of the Moose, Elks
Club in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti Ki-
wanis Club ana Ai-.r "ican Legion
Post 282, of v. had served
as commander. n.v- ».iis made an
honorary fireman in Ypsilanti in
March, 1955.

Mr. Schaffer was also a mem-
^ber of the Michigan Funeral Di-
rectors Association and the Na-
tional Funeral Directors Associa-
tion. He belonged to the Meth-
odist Church.

Besides his wife, survivors in-
clude his mother, Mrs. William
R. Schaffer, and a sister, Mrs.
Isca. Morton, both of Ypsilanti;

several aunts and uncles; and two
nieces, Mrs. Marion Ely of Ypsi-
lanti and Mrs. Betty Jane Mayne
of Baltimore, Md.

Funeral services will be neld at
2 p.m. Monday at the Moore Fu-
neral Home, with the Rev. W.
Clyde Donald officiating. Burial
will be in Highland Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral
home. Friends may also donate
to the Heart Fund.