Nancy J. Shafer, 62
May 17 - 1953 -- Aug. 24, 2015

Nancy J. Shafer (nee Wagner), 62, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. She was born May 17, 1953, in West Bend to the late Bernard and Margaret (nee Kircher) Wagner and was raised in Barton. She graduated from West Bend High School and married James Jr. on April 19, 1974. Nancy enjoyed nature, dogs, drawing, taking photos and had a great sense of humor. She loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her cherished grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, James Jr.; children, Sarah, James III and Daniel (Ashley); grandchildren, Samantha, Nevaeh and Nixon; siblings, Kenney Wagner, Diane (Mike) Emmert, Jerry (Lucy) Wagner, Jane Wagner, David (Laura) Wagner, Amy (Ken) Tacke and Bernie (Dawn) Wagner; sister-in-law, Jane Gardner; brother-in-law, Matt (Sandy) Shafer; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

The memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at St. Peter Catholic Church (200 E. Washington St., Slinger, WI 53086) with the Rev. Richard Stoffel presiding. The Visitation will be held at the church Friday, Aug. 28, from 2-4:45 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Washington County Humane Society (3650 Highway 60, Slinger, WI 53086).

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at