Irvin R. Schaffer

Irvin R. Schaffer, 70, Mountain Home, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.

He was born June 30, 1950, in Hays to Vincent R. and Olinda Schaffer.

He married Melanie Bisterfieldt on May 13, 1972. She preceded him in death Sept. 28, 2020. He worked at Travenal Baxter Labs which is what later brought home to the Mountain Home area. He retired from Baxter Lab in 2002.

He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Survivors include a son, Nathan Schaffer; a daughter, Krista Stopka and husband, John; four brothers, Paul Schaffer and wife, Carole, Joseph Schaffer and wife, Wilma, Kenneth Schaffer and wife, Linda and Charles Schaffer and wife, Karolyn; three sisters, Virginia Drieling, Gladys Haugaard and Mary Gariepy and husband, Kirk; three granddaughters, Ashlee Papineau, Amberly Schaffer and Miranda Stopka all of Mountain Home; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Virgil, Jerry and Dennis.

Due to Covid 19 there will be no services at this time. A private service for family members only will be held at a later date.

Roller Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.

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Posted online on December 02, 2020