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First Presbyterian Church of Antwerp
Sunday September 28th, 2014
2:00pm - 5:00pm

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Saint John The Baptist Catholic Cemetery
Monday September 29th, 2014

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Fred D. Shaffer

Fred  D Shaffer, 84, of Antwerp, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Fred  was born in Jackson, Michigan on June 13, 1930, a son of the late Mary (Goff) and Clyde  Shaffer.

He proudly served in the U.S. Navy; worked at Dana Weatherhead, was the co-owner of Shaffer Hardware  for 18 years; a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the American Legion, the Royal Arch Masonic Lodge, Hicksville & Mizpah Shrine.

He was united in marriage in 1951 to Janice Major, who passed away July 20, 2013.

Fred will be sadly missed by son, Randy (Lynn) of Antwerp; daughter, Denise (Gary) Molnar of Springfield & 4 grandchildren.

His service is Monday, 3 pm at First Presbyterian Church of Antwerp, with viewing one hour prior.

Viewing is also Sunday, 2-5 pm, with Masonic Rites at 5 pm, at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

He will be laid to rest at Bethel Cemetery.

Memorials are to the church.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com

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Randy and family,  so sorry to hear of your loss, you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

mary plum Sep 28 2014 12:00 AM

Randy and family, I am sorry to hear of your Dads passing. He had a good life and a nice man.

Helen Livingston Sep 27 2014 12:00 AM

So sorry randy to hear about your dad sending my condolence.

Vanice martenies Sep 26 2014 12:00 AM

Randy & Family,
So sorry to hear of your loss.   May God comfort you during this time.

Susan (Mosier) Gladieux Sep 26 2014 12:00 AM

Randy so sorry to hear about your loss .. My prayers to you and the rest of the family ...

Terry Richards Whitacre Sep 25 2014 12:00 AM

Denise and Randy,  so sorry to hear about your dad's passing.  My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Cindi Slattery Sep 25 2014 12:00 AM