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Glenn Wayne Shaffer, age 92, of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, August 02, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, in Joplin, Mo.
He was born on March 20, 1925, in Girard, Kan., to Lee Shaffer and Anna Shaffer. Glenn was a veteran of the United States Army having served in both World War II, where he was a POW, and the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie E. Shaffer, of the home; a son, James Malone and wife, Joyce, of Neosho; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren. Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Nikirk; one brother; and two sisters.
A graveside service, with full military rites, will be held on Monday, August 7, at 12 p.m. at Ozark Cemetery, in Joplin.
Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City, Mo.
Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.
Published on August 4, 2017
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