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Kraft Funeral Service

708 East Spring Street, New Albany, IN

OBITUARY

Alma Schaffner

December 25, 1924May 11, 2020

Alma Schaffner, 95, of New Albany, passed away May 11, 2020 at Diversicare-Providence. She was born on December 25, 1924 in New Braunfels, Texas to the late Harry and Hulda Pantermuehl Sr. She was a retired seamstress for Amalgamated and was a devote Catholic. She was a member of St. Mary of the Annunciation Church in New Albany where she was a member of the Alter Society. She volunteered spent many hours helping others at the old St. Edwards Hospital and Providence Healthcare.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in by her husband, Louis E. Schaffner, Sr.; siblings, Wayne Pantermuehl, Rosie Schultze, Audrey Robertson, Harry "Rock" Pantermuehl Jr., Leroy Pantermuehl, Althea Kanz, Vera Stahl, Marie Akers, Emma Stigliano, Bruno Pantermuehl, Gilbert Pantermuehl; and a great-grandson, Bradley Smith.

She is survived by her children, Robert L. Schaffner, James M. Schaffner, Richard L. Schanffner, Louis E. Schaffner Jr., Jerry J. Schaffner, Sandy M. Marchino, Judy A. Bennett, Roberta L. Ponto and Carrie. L. Medcalf; nine Grandchildren; and eighteen great-grandchildren.

Visitation and funeral services will be private on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 East Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana 47150. Private entombment will be in Kraft Graceland Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Adrenoleukodystrophy Foundation. (https://www.aldfoundation.org)

Services

  • Private Visitation

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

  • Private Funeral Service

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

  • Private Entombment

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

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Betty Taylor

May 14, 2020

Sending our thoughts and prayers from the P.J. (Joe) Pantermuehl family (Bruno) in Seguin and New Braunfels.

Martha Metts

May 14, 2020

Christie, Your Grandmother left a beautiful legacy. You, my friend, have followed in Her Footsteps. Your Grandmother made this world a much better place. Praying for You and Your Family as you take this journey. I Love You my Beautiful Friend. Hugs to You,
Martha Metts

Barbara Morris

May 14, 2020

I have a lot of wonderful memories growing up next to the Schaffner’s . Alma was a very special lady. I will miss her dearly.

Ana Cherry

May 13, 2020

I loved to see her walking in the neighborhood. I sure have missed her.

Roberta Ponto

May 13, 2020

Love you Mom. You can rest now and visit with you family in heaven. You will be missed by all here on earth. God got another angel when you left us .

Nancy Morgan

May 13, 2020

Heaven will be a lovely sweeter place with Alma keeping watch over her loved ones on earth.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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