Veronica Shaffer

Veronica “Ronnie” Shaffer, 65, Belle, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 31, 1952, to Herman and Mary (Nabor) Laird, in Peoria, Ill.

She was united in marriage to Mark Shaffer, April 30, 2001, in Vienna.

Ronnie was a homemaker and an area resident for over 22 years. 

She was preceded in death by parents, Herman and Mary; sons, Gregory Giger, Joshua Hawk and Randy Hawk; and infant siblings, Sandra, Victoria and Benny.

She is survived by husband, Mark; children, Nick Williams and wife Shelley of Farmington, Gwendolyn Hawk of Jefferson City, Jessica Rowe and husband Keith of Ozark and Billie Jo Bourey of La Salle, Ill.; siblings, Floyd, Daniel, Michael, Keith and Velma Collins, all of Owensville, Kenneth Collins of St. Charles, Gary Collins of Illinois, Timothy Collins and Byron Tart, both of Troy and Shirley Otto of Titusville, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, April 25, at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle. Memorial contributions suggested to Hospice Compassus. Arrangements entrusted to Sassmann’s Chapel, Belle.