ELKHART-Nancy I. Shafer, 73, passed away July 2, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend. She was born May 6, 1948 in Elkhart, Indiana to Orris & Phyllis (Scherer) Shafer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother, Mark Shafer and 1 uncle, Wayne Scherer.
Surviving is 1 uncle, Stan Scherer, 6 cousins, Kim (Karen) Scherer, Kirt (Judy) Scherer, Denise (Mark) Weldy, Charlie (Sonja) Scherer, Mike (Kathy) Scherer, and Bill (Pam) Scherer.
Nancy received several degrees from Purdue University including, a teaching degree, and nursing degree and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She owned Shafer Animal Clinic but worked at several other facilities in her career. Nancy will be remembered as a true animal lover that had a passion for helping them.
The family asks that any memorial donations be given to an animal organization of your choice in honor of her love of animals.
Elkhart Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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