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Information for Lee Robert Shaffer
4 May, 1876 - 18 July, 1956
From the Boise Valley Herald in Middleton
dated Thursday, 19 July, 1956
Contributed by Terri Maple

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Lee Shaffer, 80, Passes Away Wednesday
Night, Funeral Will Be Saturday Morning

     Lee Robert Shaffer, 80, of 1118 Arthur Street, Caldwell, passed away late Wednesday night at the Caldwell hospital following several years of ill health.  He was born May 4, 1876, at Leadville, Colorado and moved with his parents to Carrolton, Missouri in 1880.  He came to Star in 1884.
     Mr. Shaffer and his family lived at Middleton for many years, and he served as ditch walker for the Canyon County Ditch Company from 1924 until 1944, when he located in Caldwell.
     Besides his wife, Lulu of Caldwell, he is survived by one son, Boyd Shaffer of Wilder;  one daughter, Mrs. Zella Berner of Nampa;  one step-daughter, Mrs. Elma Johnson of Anderson, California;  two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
     Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Flahiff funeral chapel.  The Rev. N. H. Lines of the Middleton Methodist Church will officiate and interment will be at the Middleton cemetery.


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