Danny J. Shafer

March 14, 1946 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 72)

Danny J. “Dan” Shafer, 72, Rochester, passed away at 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Ashford Place Health Campus, Shelbyville, Indiana.

He was born on March 14, 1946 in Macy, Indiana, the son of Chester and Evelyn (Neterer) Shafer.

Dan worked for 47 years as an Auto Body Technician for Wilson’s Body Shop and was a member of the American Legion Auxillary and the Eagles Lodge.  He liked tending to his yard and enjoyed working on old cars in his spare time.

Survivors include his son, William Arthur and wife Samantha Shafer, New Palestine, Indiana, six grandchildren, Amber Rose Koebcke, Mitchell Alan Howard, Chelsea Shafer, Peyton Shafer, Savannah Fox,  Lylian Shafer, and Brook Rogers, great grandchildren, Asia, Ashton, Christopher, Macee, and Lincoln, brothers, Joe and wife Sadie Shafer, Akron, Indiana, Tom Shafer, Macy, Indiana, sisters, Nancy Dotson, Akron, Indiana, and Liz and husband Duane Flaherty, Denver, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary R. Bedics and his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 P.M. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Friends may visit with the family from 4-6 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Burial will be at a later date at Gilead Cemetery, Gilead, Indiana.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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