Lester W. Schaffer, age 75, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 12:40 am at Celina Manor. 

He was born October 5, 1946 in Lima, Ohio to the late Orley and Blanche (Kundert) Schaffer.  On October 30, 1971 he married Rebecca “Becky” Schaffer and they were together for 50 years. 

He is survived by two sons, Brian Schaffer, Celina and Craig (Candace) Schaffer, Van Wert; two sister, Marilynn Schaffer, Celina and Barbara (Rick) Reineke, St. Marys; a brother, Jim Schaffer, Wapakoneta; and three grandsons, Kaden, Kole and Karter Schaffer.

Lester is also preceded in death by two sisters, Gloria Barnett and Connie Orchard. 

He was a 1964 graduate of Spencerville High School.  He retired from Budd Company in Van Wert after 20 years of service.

He was a life member of Celina VFW Post #5713.

Funeral services will be held at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11:00 am, with Pastor Brian Vernon officiating; where the family will receive friends from 10:00 am – 11:00 am prior to the service.

Private graveside services will be at Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Schaffer family.

Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Lester and his family.

To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit or Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.

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