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John H. Shaffer

Monday, October 18, 2010

John H. Shaffer, 70, of Slater, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at his home.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at Weiker Funeral Home. Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date in Gilliam Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Born Sept. 30, 1940, in Slater, he was the son of the late Charles W. Shaffer and Josephine Bryson Shaffer Unger. He worked at BHA in Slater and for the City of Slater in the sanitation department. He was a lifelong resident of Slater.

He is survived by three sons, John A. Shaffer, of Sweet Springs, Russell Shaffer, of Raytown and Sam Shaffer, of Slater; one granddaughter; one brother, Sam Shaffer, of Waterloo, Iowa and two sisters, Shirley Haynes and Janice Samuels, both of Slater.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Mitchell Shaffer.