Marion Schauffler was raised on his family’s farm near Porter, Okla. He attended both Coweta and Porter Schools, graduating in 1966 from Porter High School. Schauffler continued his education at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, earning his associate degree in 1968. He completed his degree in agricultural education at OSU in 1970.
Schauffler taught vocational agriculture at Lowry City, Mo., and Harrisonville, Mo., from 1970 to 1979. In 1979, he returned to Oklahoma where he accepted a position with Farm Credit originating loans for farmers, ranchers and rural residents. He retired from Farm Credit in September 2012. Schauffler also served in the Army National Guard from 1970 to 1976.
Schauffler has been involved in many civic organizations. He has served on the Porter School Board, the Wagoner County Cattlemen’s Association Board and is currently serving as president of the Wagoner County AFR. In 2012, he served on the AFR State Policy Committee. Schauffler is currently serving on the Indian Capital Technology Center School Board.
He and his wife, Francie, reside on a ranch near Porter and operate a stocker cattle and hay operation. They have two sons, Scott and Barry, and three grandchildren. Much of their time is spent attending their grandchildren’s activities. The Schaufflers are also active members of CrossPoint Baptist Church in Coweta.