Calvin C. Shaffer

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (WKBT) — Calvin C. Shaffer, 91, of Prairie du Chien passed away peacefully Thursday November 19, 2020, at Crossing Rivers Healthcare after a brief illness. He was born June 3, 1929 in Blue River WI, the son of Walter and Lyndall (Richason) Shaffer.

Calvin C Shaffer (2)Calvin worked for Nelson Hardwoods in Prairie well after his retirement. He was an avid Brewer and Packer fan watching and listening to most games. Calvin was a sharp-witted man who wanted things done his way.

Calvin was fortunate to have loving family and caring friends around him throughout his life right up to the day he passed away. A big thanks to his neighbors Darci and Russ for their kindness and help with Calvin. A thanks to Tom Cornford, who was there when Calvin needed something, and to the lawn mower guy. Shout-outs to Sheree and Mark Cornford, Wayne Shaffer and Dillon Davis for all their time, help and care given to Calvin these past years. He may not have said it, but Calvin did appreciate all that was done for him.

Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, sisters and brother in laws Zenith and Lyle Bunders, Janice and Dean Cornford, brothers Wayne and Joe Shaffer and nephew Pat Shaffer.

Calvin is survived by nieces Sheree Cornford (children Cole, Dillon, Amber) and Linda (Branko) Shaffer (child Lucas); nephews Mark (Barb) Cornford, and Wayne (child Nicholas) Shaffer and numerous friends.

Thanks to the doctors and staff at Crossing Rivers Healthcare for the care given to Calvin.

A private family interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Prairie du Chien.