Richard B Sheaffer

February 18, 1946 - April 6, 2020

Richard's Obituary

Richard B. Sheaffer aged 74 of Fenwick passed away April 6, 2020. He was born February 18, 1946 in North Plains Township the son of Max and Geraldine (Keifer) Sheaffer.


Richard married Sandra Decker August 18, 1973 in Butternut. He was active in 4H in his younger years. He had a love for horses, the outdoors, yardwork and Flea Markets.


Surviving are his loving wife of 46 years Sandra Sheaffer of Fenwick. Children; Debbie (Eugene) Peterson of Greenville, Rusty Sheaffer of Fenwick. Grandchildren; Tyler Peterson of Orleans and Nicole Peterson of Greenville. Great Grandchildren; Paislee and Grayson. Sister Carol Sheaffer.


Proceeding him in death was His father Max Sheaffer, His mother Geraldine Pottruff, His step-father Dexter Pottruff, his father-in-law Vern Decker, and his brothers James and Gary.

Arrangements in care of Lake Funeral Home in Ionia. Online condolences may be made at


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