Andrea Jean (Kopperl) Shaffer

October 29, 1944 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Andrea Shaffer Obituary

Andrea Jean Shaffer (Kopperl) "Grannie", born October 29, 1944, gained her "wings" on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. 

Andrea is survived by her husband and life partner, William "Papa Bill" Shaffer; first husband and father of their 4 children, Jerry Watts; her four children, Eric, Djuna, Ursla, and Iva Watts; brother, Benjamin Kopperl; numerous grandchildren, three of which she and her husband, William, adopted and raised; great and great-great grandchildren as well as extended family. 

Andrea and William married on November 1, 1977. They became lifelong partners and shared a love that was beyond measure. Grannie was a strong, zesty woman of service to others led by the 'Faith of a mustard seed'. She worked and volunteered at Grace United Methodist Church for many years in Alamogordo. A woman of many talents and trades; a gypsy soul whom traveled and roamed. No matter where she settled, she always opened her home. 

"To share a table with someone is to share everything" ~Paul Kruger 

Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Grace United Methodist Church.

The funeral service for Andrea Shaffer will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Grace United Methodist Church with Pastor Jack Moffatt officiating.

Burial will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.

A luncheon in memory of Andrea will be held following services at the Grace Methodist Fellowship Hall.

The Shaffer family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.

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January 20, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
1206 Greenwood Lane
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Funeral Service
January 20, 2024

1:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
1206 Greenwood Lane
Alamogordo, NM 88310


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