Sandra Lee (Alspaugh) Shields Shoffner

July 9, 1943 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 77)



Sandra Lee Alspaugh Shields Shoffner, age 77, of Bellefontaine passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at her residence.

She was born in her parents’ home in Walnut Grove, Ohio on July 9, 1943, the daughter of the late Chester Alta and Helen Lucille (Harshbarger) Alspaugh.  She was also preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Mollie Shields and her husband of 20 years, Richard T. Shoffner.

Survivors include, William “Bill” Hoatland, after 20 years of living alone, in 2015, Sandra’s gift from God; a friend, confidant, protector, and partner, Sandra’s sons and daughters-in-law; Allen and Bobbi Shields, Keith and Cherie Shields, Todd and Jayne Shields, Aaron Shields, and Shawn Shoffner, 19 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and two sisters, Loretta Alspaugh LeVan and Carol Alspaugh Shields, and she was blessed with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and a special friend, Frannie Hoatland and all of her dear friends.

Sandra grew up and attended school at Rushsylvania 1stgrade thru 12th grade and graduated in May of 1961.  She worked as a clerk typist at Traveler’s Insurance Company in Columbus, Ohio for five years, City Loan in Bellefontaine for four years and the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty as a test driver for two years and in the office administration for 23 years.

Pastor Mike Roberts will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 31, 2020 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine. 

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 30, 2020 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Burial will be at the Rushsylvania Cemetery in Rushsylvania, Ohio.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Shoffner family.

(authored by the family)



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August 30, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine
321 N. Main St.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Funeral Service
August 31, 2020

11:00 AM
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine
321 N. Main St.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311


United Way of Logan County
130 S Main St. Suite 109, Bellefontaine OH 43311

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