Sally Ann Shaffer, 77, of Topeka, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019.
She was born January 30, 1942, in Poland, OH, the daughter of Winston and Grace (Christman) Shoenberger. She graduated from Florida State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy and then a Master’s Degree in Psychology at Washburn University.
Sally married Max Shaffer in 1966. He preceded her in death.
Sally worked for Topeka State Hospital as a Music Therapist until they closed in 1997. She then went to Osawatomie State Hospital where she retired. After retiring from the State she worked for the Girl Scout Council in member services.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Job’s Daughters International, First Presbyterian Church and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Stacey Jones (Martin Cloutier); grandchildren, Ainsley and Alexander Jones; “daughter”, June Kim.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betsy Shoenberger.
A memorial ceremony will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church, 817 SW Harrison St., Topeka, Kansas 66612.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hearing Improvement Kids Endowment Fund (HIKE), in care of First Presbyterian Church.
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