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December 22, 2012
Messenger News

LAKE CITY - Roy Schaffer, 83, died Thursday, December 20, 2012 at his home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, December 23rd at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with Pastor Bill Kanne officiating and burial in the Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City.

Roy David Schaffer was born on October 4, 1929 in Carroll County to George and Marie (Lux) Schaffer. He graduated from Carroll High School in 1946 and on July 13, 1952 he married Joan Hendricks in Lake City. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed all sports, especially the Hawkeyes and Cardinals. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and loved his afternoon rides in the country with his wife, Joan as his chauffer.

Roy is survived by his wife, Joan of Lake City, children, Randy (Laura) Schaffer of Newell, Ed (Joan) Schaffer of Cedar Rapids, Susie (Jim) Janssen of Lake City and Lory (Jason) Jackson of Lake City, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, and brother, George Schaffer of Lake City. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Charles, John, Everett, and Billy, sister, Jean Kalous, one grandchild, Nick Schaffer and one great-grandchild, Tucker Campbell Janssen.

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