Dorothy “Jeannie” J. Shaffer

Resided in Escanaba, Michigan
Died April 9th, 2020

Dorothy J. “Jeannie” Shaffer, 65, passed away on Thursday morning, April 9, 2020 at U.P. Health Systems – Marquette.

She was born on March 31, 1955 in Bloomington, IN to John D. and Dorothy I. (Myers) Puckett.  Jeannie was raised in Bloomington attending University High School and graduating from Iowa City High.

On January 23, 1981, Jeannie married David E. Shaffer in Phoenix, AZ.

Jeannie was a loving wife and mother.  She was a wife with great faith and prayer to Pastor David Shaffer and loved her church family at Family Life Center.

She enjoyed traveling, crocheting, family gatherings, reading and writing.

Among survivors include her husband, David of Escanaba; parents, John and Dorothy Puckett of Willinston, ND; children, Douglas (Desiree) Shaffer, Elaine (Robert) Childress both of Escanaba, Michael (Jessica) Shaffer of Montana, Sephani (Rudy) Salivar of Trenary, MI and Alexis Bittick of Escanaba; grandchildren, Brandi (Jeremy), Kaylee, Alyssa, Jonathyn, David, Brooklyn, Kayde, Silas, Caitlynn, McKayla, Cable, Bethany, Whitney, Dakota, Tyrell, Jarred, Isaac, Kendal, Kallen, Kaylinn, Marilyn, Navarro, Amya, and Ari’Ana; one great grandchild; siblings, David (Sharon) Puckett of Williston, ND, Kelly (Daniel) Pool of Dallas, TX and Greg (Deanna) Puckett of Atlanta, GA; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by two nephews, David Puckett, Jr and Jonah Puckett; and niece, Cora Puckett.

At this time, private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  A public memorial and graveside service will be announced in the future.

Burial will take place in Lakeview Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Jeannie’s family to assist them with the funeral expenses.

A message of condolence may be expressed to the Shaffer family by visiting

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.


6 Tributes to “Dorothy “Jeannie” J. Shaffer”

  1. I am sure she will be greatly missed. Sis Shaffer, loved her large family and was loved in return by all. Her lifes goal was to work for God and love her family and friends. Another angel joined the heavenly chorus. We will miss her. God bless you all.

  2. Psalm 116:15

    Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.

  3. David and family, we send our sincerest prayers and love at the most difficult time in your lives. Jeannie was a wise beautiful prayer warrior that adored her husband and her family. She treated everyone the same loving and giving of herself. She was a servant for the Lord. We will miss her sense of humor, contagious laugh and smile. I can’t believe she is gone. I loved her.
    Call if you need us, please.
    Forever your friends,
    Jim and Sonja Colegrove

  4. Doug and Dorothy,
    Darrell and I want to express our deepest and most sincere sympathies…it’s just unbelievable. Wish we could be there for you. Jeannie will be missed by so many…Our hearts go out to you during this most difficult time for you and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Still can’t believe it’s true. Love you! Let us know if you need anything. You can reach me on FB Messenger anytime.
    Roxanne Puckett Ashby
    Darrell Puckett

  5. Sister Shaffer, a job well done…just look at your family- all serving God. How we love you, see you soon- Holly and Jace

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