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News Death Notice SHAFFER, Wendell "Lee" 88, formerly of Springfield, Ohio passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 in The Kobacker House in Columbus. He was born March 28, 1926 to the late Thurman & Glenna (Ballentine) Shaffer of Champaign County. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Shaffer; sisters, Gwendolyn Shaffer and Gwelda Gantt. He is survived by his wife, Mildred "Mick" Shaffer; daughter, Rita & Jim Hines of Columbus; grandsons, Matt (Aimee) Hines and Chris Hines. Lee also...
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