Richard Shaffer

Richard “Rick” Alan Shaffer, 65, of Portland, Oregon died Friday, January 8, 2016.

Rick was born March 4, 1950 in Carroll, Iowa to Thomas and Margorie (Taylor) Shaffer.  Per his wishes, there will be no funeral service.  Rick graduated from Scranton, Iowa High School in 1968.  He graduated from the University of Iowa in May, 1972.  Rick lived and worked in Portland for forty years.

Survivors include his mother, Margorie Shaffer; brother, Norm (Marilyn) Shaffer, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; nephews and nieces: John Shaffer, Marion; Jeni (Greg) Hartford, Walford; Amanda Shaffer, Dallas, Texas; and Daniel (Teresa) Wilkes, Hiawatha; great nephews and nieces: Jacob and Jordan Shaffer; Ellie, Katie, Henry and Auggie Wilkes.  His father, Thomas Shaffer preceded him in death, June 20, 2003.  He is also survived by special friend, Nell Newberry, Portland and many cousins.

Condolences may be sent to Margorie Shaffer, Emery Place, 901 South Mentzer Road, Apt. 107, Robbins, IA 52328-9710.

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