Sue Ann Schaffner
Sue Ann Schaffner
  • July 10, 1958 - August 7, 2017
  • O Neals, California

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Sue Ann (Schaffner) Kinney was born to Robert M. Lassleben and Ann Peterson Lassleben on July 10, 1958 at Murphy Memorial Hospital in Whittier, Los Angeles County , CA. Sue passed away at home in O'Neals, Madera County, CA on August 7, 2017 at the age of 59.

Sue attended schools in Whitter: Ocean View Elementary, East Whittier Intermediate and California High where she graduated in 1976 with a multitude of long-lasting friends. Sue earned her AA degree from Fresno City College. After high school graduation, Sue attended Los Angeles Institute of Design and Merchandise because of her excellent sewing skills, which she learned as a young girl. Other artistic skills included her needlework and knitting. She was employed at a State Farm Agency and Hinshaws Deparment Store in Whittier. She lived in Whittier and La Habra until 1986 when she moved to Thousand Oaks and eventually to the foothills in Coarsegold..Sue always felt nothing can replace living in our foothill communities.

Sue is survived by her loving husband, Jeffrey Kinney, her son, Samuel Schaffner, her mother, Ann Lassleben, her previous husband, Dr. Dan Schaffner, cousins in the United States and Germany and friends from the communities where she lived.

Preceding her in death were her father, and the grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins from her Lassleben and Peterson families.

Her Memorial Service will be held Friday, August 18, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Palm Memorial Sierra Chapel, 49269 Rd 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644

Day is done, gone the sun, from the hills, from the sky. All is well. Safely rest, safely rest. God is nigh.