Michael Emerson “Schaff” Schaffer went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Union Hospital-Terre Haute from pancreatic cancer. ”Schaff” was born in Terre Haute on June 27, 1957 the son of Charles E. and Nancy L. (Phillips) Schaffer. Michael was a graduate of Terre Haute North High School and was a member of the Iron Workers Local 439 and Local 22. Mr. Schaffer was preceded in death by grandparents; Lawrence and Lucille Schaffer, and Ralph and Lelia Phillips. He is survived by his parents, children; Brooke (Michael) Padgett, Jordan Cree, Shelby Schaffer and Madison Schaffer, grandchildren; Alexis Schaffer, Alex Emond and Lauren Emond, siblings; Tamra (Jerome) Cheatham, and Mark (Kerry) Schaffer, Aunts; Betty Luken, Elinor Manwarring, Alma (Dan) Bamgarten, and Connie (Daryl) Turner, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Special friends Ted Laughrey, Elizabeth Shagley, Cheri (Jim) Shepard and Lucy (Buddy)Fredrick.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 with Brother Paul Willard officiating and a Celebration of Life open house will follow from 2:30 -5:30 on March 9, 2014 at the Joseph A Bray Marine Corps League. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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