Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ Deloris Josephine Shaner, 91, of Wooster passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at West View Healthy Living.
Deloris was born in Eugene, OR, to Harry and Esther Kafvelstrom. She moved with her family to Twin Falls, Idaho, and then graduated from Twin Falls High School. She continued her education at the Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Portland, Oregon.
In 1946, she married Earl W. Shaner and they lived in Wooster, Ohio. She was a Girl Scout Leader, Cub Scout Leader, and a 4-H Advisor in Wooster for many years. She also was an active member of The Wooster United Methodist Church for over fifty years, as well as, a past District Officer for the UMW. She was very active in the Bible Study Fellowship Organization, serving as a leader in the Wooster area.In addition to her volunteer positions, she enjoyed sewing, traveling, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
      Surviving are her daughters, Gennie (J.C.) Johnston of Wooster, OH, Harriet (William) Hickman of Glendale, AZ, and Sheryl (Timothy) Seitz of              Clyde, OH.   Also surviving are six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Her son, William (Bill) died April 17, 2020.
A memorial service will be livestreamed on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Wooster United Methodist Church on either the McIntire, Bradham and Sleek Facebook page or the Wooster United Methodist Church Facebook page.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
       In lieu of flowers, she has requested contribution be made to the Susan G. Komen Research Breast Cancer Foundation or LifeCare Hospice,               1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions
Susan G. Komen Research Breast Cancer Foundation


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  1. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers for your family. I have many good memories of your mother while growing up in the neighborhood and spending time at your home. Martha Boyens Bollinger and Jon Bollinger

  2. Bill, Gennie and Harriet; Your mother was a very special person who was always upbeat and willing to help with anything. I remember her dedication to our Cub Scout group and putting up with all of us. When I was back in Wooster from time to time and attending church, she was always upbeat and glad to see me. She is with Earl again and now with God. God bless all of you.

  3. Thank you so much for the opportunity to take care of your mom. We had some good times with her. Your family is in west views thoughts and prayers!

  4. I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

  5. We are so sorry for your loss. Sending you our prayers for speedy healing from your sorrow.

  6. Sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. My deepest sympathy to the entire Shaner family. I am proud to have called Deloris my friend, and to have served as her pastor. May you all know the comfort of the One who holds us all in widespread arms.


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