Ronald D. Shaffer died on March 8, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Ron was born on July 10, 1938 to Ramon and Naida (Rountree) Shaffer in Cope, Washington County, Colorado.
Ron attended Cope High School then went on to Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, Colo.
Ron served in the Navy for four years.
On June 26, 1965, he married Lucille George in Denver, Colorado.
He was a resident of Colorado Springs for 34 years and was a Computer Analyst for Boeing Aerospace until he retired.
Ron was an avid Broncos fan, through the bad and good years, since 1962.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ramon and Naida Shaffer.
Ron is survived by his loving wife, Lucille A; one son, Robert (Stacy) Shaffer; two daughters, Jennifer Cannon and Ann Marie Peterson; a sister, Shirley (Dick) Reese; and grandchildren Karina Cannon and Tony Cannon; Madison Peterson, Makenna Peterson, and Ryan Shaffer; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Immediately following Mass, a reception and lunch will be in the church hall in Colorado Springs. The family will then proceed to the family entombment at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Gate of Heaven, Sanctuary of Paradeisos in Colorado Springs.
Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum, and Crematory
1730 East Fountain Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO US 80910
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