Herbert James Shafer, 63, of Palos Park, formerly of Oak Lawn, died Sept. 3. Visitation was held at Vandenburg Funeral Home in Tinley Park on Sept. 5. A chapel service was held at the funeral home on Sept. 6. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, in Worth.
Mr. Shafer is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; his son, Todd; his daughter, Shelly Ostrom; several nieces and nephews; and two grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.
Mr. Shafer was a retired freight manager for Eastern Airlines, Midway and O