Russell A. ShafferSeptember 30, 1930 ~ September 11, 2010 (age 79)
Russell A. Shaffer age 79 of Griffith passed away on Saturday Sept. 11, 2010
Survived by his family
Son: Kenneth and Anita Shaffer of Highland
Daughter: Debbie and Bill Pollock of Racine, WI
Grandchildren: Jennifer and Robert Feuker, Caleb, Caryn, Brittany, Baylea
Julie and Joel Venn , Julia, Katlyn, Morgan and Lauren
Susan Conley, Chase and Payton
Steven and Melissa Pollock-Arndt , Tyler Arndt
Daughter: Lori (Tom) Huynh-Porter of Crown Point
Grandchildren: Kristin Huynh (Sal) Aguinaga, Isabella
Justin Huynh (Julia) Smith, Liam
Ben, Joel, Chloe, Morgan Porter
Son: Allen Shaffer of Griffith
Grandchildren: Sarah Shaffer and Allen Shaffer Jr.
Brother: Roy Edward of TN
Sister: Phyllis Shaffer of Valparaiso
Sister-in-laws: Beverly Snyder of Crown Point
Mary Snyder of South Haven
Helen (Bert) Davis of Navarre, FL
Lifelong friends Joan and Jack Kekelik
Preceded in death by his parents Allen and Louise Shaffer, wife Dolores, brother Robert and by his infant sister.
Funeral Services will be on Wednesday September 15, 2010 at 10:00 am at White Funeral Home located at 921 W. 45th Ave. in Griffith
With Pastor Dan Kuiper officiating
Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville
Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday September 14th from 3:00pm-8:00p
At White Funeral Home
Russell was retired from the Union Carbide after 38 years.
He was a member of Griffith VFW, and was an Army Veteran (Korean War)
Former owner of race cars and a avid Illiana Speedway Race fan.
Russell was also an avid Genealogist and he enjoyed walking, watching his grandchildren play sports and activities.
A very hard working man, loving husband, Father, Grandfather & great grandfather and who will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to William J. Riley Hospice Residence
For more information please call White Funeral Home at 219-924-4100