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Russell A. Shaffer

September 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  

 Service Information

September 14, 2010

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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