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Sophie Schaffhausen 07/10/2012

Sophie Marie Schaffhausen age 8 of River Falls died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at her home. She was born December 27, 2003 in Minneapolis, MN. She attended Greenwood Elementary School and was in the 2nd grade. Sophie participated in Girl Scouts, up to Brownie and gymnastics. She earned a yellow belt in KyukisDo. Sophie was a budding artist and for the last two years was selected for the school wide art exhibit and was the winner of the Turning Point Poster contest. She enjoyed climbing trees, roller blading and making jewelry. Sophie was a considered a fashion Diva and a Diva of Life. Her favorite restaurant was the Winzer Stube in Hudson. She is survived by her mother, Jessica; aunt , Mary Liz Stotz; uncle, John Stotz; maternal grandparents, Phillip and Becky Stotz; cousins, Eryn Elizabeth Schlotte, Leeam Jacob Davis. Also surviving her are her paternal grandparents; Roger (Doreen) Schaffhausen and Suzanne (Tommy) Allen; aunts and uncles, Eric (Kara M.) Schaffhausen, Jon (Emily) Schaffhausen, godfather Ben (Kara L.) Schaffhausen, Sonny (Michael) Knowles, Jehu Allen, Hannah Allen, Megan Larsen; cousins, Liam, Abigail, Madelyn, Leah, Tyler, Sam, Olivia, Grace; godmother, Carrie Leveille; great great aunts and uncle, Aline Colter, Erhard and Donna Stotz; and many other aunts, uncles and cousins.  She was preceded in death by great grandparents, Flint and Mary E. Watt, Harold and Virginia Stotz, Donald and Bernice Schaffhausen; step great grandmother, Gladys Schaffhausen; great uncles, Nicholas E. Stotz and Thomas A. Colter. A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club (163 Radio Road, River Falls). Visitation was also Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 pm at Kilkarney Hills. Private family services were held and interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated in Sophie Marie’s name to the River Falls Library 140 Union St. River Falls, WI 54022 or Greenwood Elementary School 418 N 8th St. River Falls, WI 54022 or Benefit Account for the Schaffhausen Girls C/O First National Bank P.O. Box 166 River Falls, WI 54022. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.

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