LINDA K. SHAFER
1951 – 2022
It is with great sadness that Linda K. Shafer, 71, of San Antonio,
Texas, passed away on May 22, 2022. She was a loving mother and grandmother and
wonderful friend to many.
Linda was born on January 28, 1951 to William and Kathryn Collier of San Antonio, Texas. After graduating from Highlands High School, she went on to work for Datapoint as
Manager of the Executive Communication Center where she got to travel the world,
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension and ending her career as Executive Director of the San
Antonio District Dental Society where she worked with many dentists who touched her
life and became more than just co-workers, they were her friends.
Linda was married to David Zigmond and Les Shafer who both preceded her in death.
She will be greatly missed by her loving daughter, Shannon Zigmond Starr, her son-in-
law Peyton Starr, her grandson Logan who meant the world to her as well as her dog
Allie. Also, her sister, Carolyn and husband Roy Johnston and nephews, Adam and his
daughter Sloan, Aaron and Jennifer and their daughter Avery as well as numerous other
relatives and friends.
Linda loved her dogs, gardening, travel, and going to her favorite beach house in
Rockport with her family where she enjoyed sunsets, golf cart rides and listening to
Logan play guitar on the dock.
A celebration of Linda’s life was held on Friday, June 10, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 5:00
PM at La Hacienda Scenic Loop in San Antonio.
Memorial donations may be made in Linda’s honor to SNIPSA San Antonio, a dog
rescue center - www.snipsa.org.
Published in the San Antonio Dental Society newsletter May 2022.