Tagged: Schaffer

We will see grandpa off on the train.

GRANDMA CAROLINE SCHAFFERS STORIES (As told by her granddaughter Martha M. Helm Salway) My grandma Schaffer was short, round, jolly and witty.  She always had a comeback for everything.  She laughed a lot and...

My Mother by Martha Salway

From Martha’s Memories: Karolina Schaffer Deering Mom’s parents chose a mate for her and she was soon married to Otto Deering in 1910 They homesteaded on a farm in the Clear Water district. Both...

Grandma Louise Deering’s Meals. Martha

Grandma’s Dearing was a very different kind of grandma.  She lived across the railroad tracks in Irvine.  She was bossy and very strict. I knew she didn’t like me and always wondered why.  She...