January 29, 2023

Paul James Shafer, age 85, passed away on Sunday. December 6, 2015 at Greeley County Hospital LTC in Tribune, Kansas. Paul was born January 11, 1930 in Isabel, Kansas, the son of John & Hazel E. (Brooks) Shafer. A resident of Greeley County since 1939, he was a farmer and stockman.

Paul was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, had served as a former Greeley County Commissioner for twenty-two years, and was on the CO-OP and FSA Board of Directors.

On June 2, 1948 he married Bernice M. Kleymann in Wichita County, Kansas. Bernice passed away on August 2, 1984 at Kansas City, Kansas. On October 27, 1988 he married Judy Frazer Eaves in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Paul’s surviving family includes-

His wife-

Judy Shafer- Tribune, Kansas

Five children-

Jim & Kathy Shafer- Manhattan, Kansas

Rhonda & Ernie Honas- Gardner, Kansas

Stanley & Debbie Shafer- Tribune, Kansas

Kevin & Sloan Shafer- Tribune, Kansas

Ken & Connie Shafer- Tribune, Kansas 

Three step children-

Toni Miller- Lexington, Nebraska

David Eves- Wichita, Kansas

John & Agnes Eves- Seattle, Washington

Eleven grandchildren, seven step grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, four step great grandchildren

His parents, a brother, J.F. Shafer, a sister, Joanne Meiries and a grandson, Ty B. Shafer precede him in death.

Vigil services will be held at 7:00 pm (MST) Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tribune, Kansas.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am (MST) Thursday, December 10, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tribune, Kansas with Father Benjamin Martin officiating.

Burial will be in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune, Kansas.

Friends may call from noon until 5:00 pm Wednesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune, Kansas.

Memorials may be written to Greeley County LTC or St. Joseph Catholic Church and mailed to 

Price & Sons Funeral Home

PO 301

Tribune, Kansas 67879