Donald L. Shaffer

May 24, 1929 ~ March 31, 2020 (age 90)


Donald L. Shaffer, 90, a resident of Searsboro, Iowa and formerly of McLeansboro, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in Searsboro, IA.

He was born in Hamilton County, IL on May 24, 1929, the son of Leon M. and Mable Edith (Leslie) Shaffer.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran and was of the Methodist Faith.

Donald is survived by one son, Donald L. (Debra) Shaffer of Columbia, IL; two daughters: Donna Ruth (James) Ritson of Columbia, IL and Diana Lynn (Mark) Richardson of Searsboro, IA; one brother, Joe (Gail) Shaffer of Surprise, AZ; two sisters: Dana (Roy) Comte of Columbia, IL and Sharon (Collins) Baker of Dallas, TX.  Eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one step-great grandchild also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings: Virginia, Leon and Kay.

Due to recent health concerns, a private family graveside service will be held Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Cemetery near McLeansboro with Rev. Russell Anderson officiating.

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Private Memorial Service
April 4, 2020

Mt. Nebo Cemetery
County Rd. 200 E
Hamilton County, IL 62828

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