Robert L. Schaffner

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2013

Robert L. Schaffner, 86, of Fort Myers Beach, FL and formerly of Springfield OH passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born December 24, 1926 in Springfield the son of Lewis C. and Gwenna M. (Brecht) Schaffner. Robert was a graduate of Springfield High and joined the United States Navy in 1944 at age 17. He served 4 years and went around the world twice with the Navy. He attended The Ohio State University and retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base with 36 years service. After retiring, Robert enjoyed fishing in the warm climate of Florida. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and VFW Post 1003 in Ft. Myers.

He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law Mark Allen and Susan Schaffner of Cincinnati, OH; one daughter and son-in-law Sue and Robert Diehl of Springfield; two grandsons; two great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his wife Pauline Schaffner April 8, 2000.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-7 PM. in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME, Springfield. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Expressions of sympathy may be made at

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Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home
838 East High Street Springfield, OH 45505
(937) 325-1564
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Published in The News-Press on Sept. 24, 2013
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