Shaffer, Gary Alan, Alma, Michigan

Passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Texas. Age 61 years. He was born April 5, 1954 in Bay City the son of Albert and Geraldine Shaffer. Gary worked for Playbuoy Pontoons in Alma for 18 years and had spent the last 4 years working with Zero Transport as a truck driver. Gary was an avid sports fan, especially the Detroit Red Wings and enjoyed computers. Gary is survived by his father, Albert Shaffer of Bridgeport, his companion of 36 years, Gertrude VanNuys of Alma, five brothers, Pat (Linda) of Auburn Heights, Rick of Saginaw, Wayne of Bridgeport, Randy (Sue) of Laingsburg, Mike of Bridgeport and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother and a brother Mark. A memorial service will be held on a later date at Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma with Pastor Dale Wolfel officiating. To leave a condolence for the family, visit