Shaeffer, Ernest Franklin, AO3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Ordnanceman
Primary Unit
1942-1945, AO-0000, COMSEVENTHFLT
Service Years
1942 - 1945
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman

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Home Town
Dos Palos
Last Address
Fresno, CA

Date of Passing
Jul 20, 2015
Location of Interment
Dos Palos Cemetery - Dos Palos, California
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Not available

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

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Frank passed away peacefully on Monday, July 20, 2015. He was 90 years old. He lived a long happy life filled with family and friends. He was born in Lincoln, MO on October 7, 1924, to Ernest and Florence Shaeffer. The family moved to Dos Palos, CA in 1935. He was the eldest of eleven children. Frank served in the United States Navy as an Aircraft Ordnanceman, from January of 1942, to December of 1945. He worked as a PCA Advisor for Spain- Air in Dos Palos, and later became a Real Estate Agent and moved to Fresno, CA. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Florence Shaeffer; sister, Edna Mae Brown; brother, Erwin Shaeffer; and brother, Doug Shaeffer. He is survived by his wife, Eva Shaeffer, of Fresno; son, Rick Shaeffer of Fresno; step-daughter, Bobbie Miras of Twain Harte, CA; grandson, Chris Shaeffer of Selma, CA; great-granddaughter's, Alexandra, Elizabeth and Savannah, of Selma, CA; great-great granddaughter, Autumn Shaeffer, of Selma, CA; brothers, Lawrence of Dos Palos, CA, Ed of Los Banos, CA, Earl of Fresno, Eldon of Dos Palos, CA, and Elmer of Fresno; and his sisters, Hazel Hamerick of Leesburg, FL, and Edith Robertson of Tranquility, CA. He also leaves behind many nieces; nephews; and lots of other extended family members and friends. A Viewing will be held at the Fierro Family Funeral Home, Dos Palos, CA, on Monday, July 27, 2015, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Interment will be held at the Dos Palos Cemetery on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. with a Graveside Service. A reception will immediately follow at the Dale Hale Hall in Dos Palos.
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