Robert E. ‘Bob’ Shaeffer, 84, Korea vet, J.L. Clark electrician, little league coach, Philly sports fan

By on February 24, 2016

Robert E. “Bob” Shaeffer, 84, of Manheim, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016.

Born in Washington Boro, he was the son of the late Clarence and Iva Lowe Shaeffer. Bob was the husband of the late Janet Kiehl Shaeffer, who died in 2010.

He worked for J. L. Clark, Lancaster, as an electrician in the building/maintenance department. Bob served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He enjoyed watching Philadelphia sport teams and in his earlier years he coached little league football and baseball in the Manheim area.

Surviving is a son: Mark S. Shaeffer; a daughter: Dana L., wife of Jere Haug, all of Manheim; four grandchildren: Matthew, Kyla, Ryan, Jordan; a great-grandson: Chase; and a brother: Clarence Shaeffer, of Wrightsville.

Preceding him in death is a daughter: Dawn E. Shaeffer; four brothers; and six sisters.

According to Bob’s wishes there will be no services.

To send the family online condolences, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, assisted Bob’s family with the arrangements.

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