Oct. 31, 1954 - April 18, 2003

Cheryl Louise Shaffer Johnson, 48, of Prineville died April 18 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

She was born on Oct. 31, 1954, at Boulder, Colo., to Chuck and Marie (Tremaine) Shaffer.

She attended school in John Day and graduated from Grant Union High School in 1972, at which time she married and became a homemaker and mother of two daughters.

She relocated to Fullerton, Calif., where she worked as a secretary in the employment office.

She moved back to John Day in 1991 and on Oct. 9, 1993, she married Robert Johnson in Reno, Nev. They moved to Prineville in 1996.

Mrs. Johnson worked at the Prineville Liquor Store 1997-99 when she retired with a disability.

Her hobbies included camping, fishing, mushroom hunting, flower gardening, Christmas, spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband, Rob Johnson of Prineville; daughters, Linda and Melissa Berry of California, Jessica Moore and her husband, Trent, of Portland; son, Shad Johnson of Portland; parents, Chuck and Marie Shaffer of Mt. Vernon; brothers, Scott Shaffer of California and Jeff Shaffer and Neil Shaffer and his wife, Lisa of Mt. Vernon; sister-in-law, Gaylene Shaffer of Boise, Idaho; numerous nieces and nephews; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brother, Bill Shaffer, and sister, Annette Shaffer.

Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of one's choice.

A graveside service was held April 26 at Canyon City Cemetery. Whispering Pines Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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