Owen V Shaffer
1928 — 2021
Princeton - Owen Vernon Shaffer, Jr., 93, of Princeton, IL, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at Liberty Village in Princeton, IL. Verne, as he was known, was born on January 26, 1928, to the late Owen and Ina Mae (Rhodes) Shaffer in Princeton, IL. He graduated from Princeton High School in 1946 and received his Bachelor's degree from Beloit College in 1950. He married Bernice Elsa Mutimer on June 23, 1951. They had two children, Cary and Owen. Verne worked as an art professor at Olivet College in Olivet, MI, in the early 1950's while earning his Master's degree from Michigan State University. He then worked as an art professor and the Director of the Wright Art Center at...