She was born May 22, 1946, in Wichita, the daughter of Cyril and Abbie (Bright) Crossette.
Mrs. Schaffer was a member of Beta Sigma Phi society, Great Bend.
She married Richard A "Dick" Schaffer on March 30, 1990, in Lawrence. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Jon Winter, Lawrence; two daughters, Becky Bennett, Lawrence, and Robin Schneweis, Pearl City, Hawaii; two stepsons, Mark Schaffer, Kansas City, Mo., and Greg Schaffer, Scottsdale, Ariz.; two brothers, Sheldon Crossette, Overland Park, and Gene Crossette, Jet, Okla.; and three grandchildren.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend.
The family suggests memorials to Independent Township Library, Claflin, sent in care of the funeral home, 1425 Patton Rd., Great Bend 67530.