James W. Schaffert

July 26, 1945 - September 8, 2017

James W. Schaffert, 72, of Lincoln, died September 8, 2017. James married Karen Harpster on June 18, 1967. Jim served in South Korea 1969-1970 as a communications specialist along the DMZ. He was co-owner and manager for Bethany Hardware and next a buyer for Telex.

Survived by: wife, Karen; sons, Todd, Davenport, Iowa; Greg, Grand Island; sister, Glenda (Lynn) Rathjen, Grand Island; brothers, Fred, Lincoln; Tim Clear Water, Florida; three grandchildren. Preceded by brother, Tom Schaffert.

Services: 10:30 a.m., Friday, Faith Lutheran Church, 8701 Adams St. Memorials: Michael J. Fox Foundation. Arrangements by Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com.

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