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Leonard Alfred Shaffer

October 18, 1927 April 5, 2018
Leonard Alfred Shaffer
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Obituary for Leonard Alfred Shaffer

Leonard Alfred Shaffer, 90, of Metamora, died Thursday April 5, 2018. He was born October 18, 1927 in Detroit to parents Wilson and Leona (Missig) Shaffer. Len proudly served the country in the United States Navy during WWII then served again, this time for the United States Army; during the Korean War. He settled down after the military and married Lois Leverenz on September 11, 1954 in Belleville.

Mr. Shaffer worked 44 years for Detroit Edison, in line distribution and repair, retiring in 1991. He was a member of Immaculate Conception since 1970, when they moved into the area. Len was heavily involved with the American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard, member of the; VFW, Allen Park Elks, Hadley Lions and the Knights of Columbus. He was proud to have been a chairman for the Veterans Affairs Committee, Lapeer County. In Len’s free time he enjoyed golf, boating, fishing and travel.

Mr. Shaffer is survived by his wife of 63 years: Lois Shaffer, sons: Kevin (Cheryl) Shaffer of Columbiaville; Kirk Shaffer of Attica, grandchildren: Michael (Denise) Shaffer; Patrick (Ashleigh) Shaffer, great-grandchildren: Emma; Jack; Charleigh and sister: Mary Lee (Tony) Kuchta of FL. Len was preceded in death by his sisters: Lorraine; Shirley and his parents.

Len’s visitation will be 3:00-7:00pm Sunday at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer, with a 6:00pm Rosary prayed. His funeral mass will be 11:00am Monday April 9, 2018 at the St. Louise Chapel of Immaculate Conception. Burial will follow in Green Corners Cemetery with military honors under the auspices of the American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard. Condolences and memories may be left at MuirBrothersLapeer.com


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

8

Apr

3:00 PM 4/8/2018 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/8/2018 7:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Rosary

Sunday

8

Apr

6:00 PM 4/8/2018 6:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation at Church

Monday

9

Apr

10:00 AM 4/9/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:55 AM 4/9/2018 10:55:00 AM
St. Louise Chapel of Immaculate Conception

3477 S. Lapeer Rd.
Metamora, MI 48455

St. Louise Chapel of Immaculate Conception
3477 S. Lapeer Rd. Metamora 48455 MI
United States

Service

Monday

9

Apr

11:00 AM 4/9/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Louise Chapel of Immaculate Conception

3477 S. Lapeer Rd.
Metamora, MI 48455

St. Louise Chapel of Immaculate Conception
3477 S. Lapeer Rd. Metamora 48455 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard

1701 West Genesee St.
Lapeer, Michigan 48446
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