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1938 - 2017 Obituary Condolences

Jim Shaffer, was born August 9,1938 in Del Norte, CO and died March 12, 2016 in Hemet, CA. Jim owned and operated the Lido Palms Spa Resort in Desert Hot Springs, CA with his partner Hank Schmitz for many years before moving to Hemet, CA and selling mobile homes for the Gary & Joan Williams family at M & W Manufactured Home Sales at State St. and Esplanade Ave. until his death after a long and painful illness. He always thought of the Gary Williams family as part of his family and always remembered when they took him and his partner on a cruise to Acapulco, Mexico and later a cruise to Alaska.
Jim had a special love for residents of Valley Restart Shelter for the homeless in Hemet, CA and the wonderful staff that serves them. He loved cooking the evening meal for the shelter and sharing the meal with the residents once a month. He cared deeply for the people he met and was always most kind and generous with his time and love for his fellow man. He is deeply missed.
His memory can best be honored by tax deductible donations in his name to Valley Restart Shelter located at
200 E. Menlo Ave., Hemet, CA 92543.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 12, 2017
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