Cover photo for William Shafer's Obituary
William Shafer Profile Photo
1926 William 2022

William Shafer

November 1, 1926 — March 12, 2022

 

William Shafer

November 1, 1926 ~ March 12, 2022

 

William Shafer, 95, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2022. He was born on November 1, 1926 in Ogden, Utah to Alonzo Melborne and Sarah Maria Shafer.

 

He served in the US Navy and was a veteran of WWII serving most of his time in Guam.

 

William married the love of his life, Donna Esplin on September 17, 1947. They enjoyed 74 years together. Together Dad and Mom enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, four wheeling and most of all just being with family.

 

He worked for Holley Cement Company and retired form South Ogden City after 20 years working in maintenance. He was a master mechanic and could fix anything.

 

William is survived by his children, William D. and Cydney Shafer, Douglas and Sandra Shafer, Diana and Ron Sewell, Connie Bachman, Julie and Ron Branz. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; daughter, Christine Olsen; and a grandson, Brian Shafer; three brothers, and one sister.

 

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to Alisa, Raleigh, Michelle, and all health care professionals from Symbii Hospice who helped us take care of our parents in their final stages of life.

 

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Shafer, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 19, 2022

9:30 - 10:30am (Mountain time)

Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary

3408 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Saturday, March 19, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Mountain time)

Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park

4500 E Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84403

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 22

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree