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Gaylord Dean Sheaffer, Sr.

October 4, 1947 — January 17, 2024

Papillion, NE

Dean was born in El Centro, CA to Gerald and Evelyn Sheaffer.  He proudly served in the US Air Force for 28 years.  He then worked as a manager for the US Postal Service in Omaha.  Dean is survived by wife of 56 years, Penny; sons, Gaylord Dean, Jr. (Elise), Bill (Kelly), and Anthony (Katie) Sheaffer; grandchildren, Kira (Chris) Hatch, Cory, Jessalyn, Kayden, and Ana Sheaffer; brother, Jerry Sheaffer, Jr.; he and Penny also fostered 15 children throughout his life.   Preceded in death by parents; 3 sisters; nephew, Christopher Sheaffer.

Funeral Service Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 at 11:30AM with Visitation beginning 1 hour prior at 10:30AM at John A. Gentleman Mortuaries Bellevue Chapel.  Interment with military honors at Omaha National Cemetery.

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Visitation

Thursday, January 25, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Bellevue/Sarpy County Chapel

3402 Samson Way, Bellevue, NE 68123

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Bellevue/Sarpy County Chapel

3402 Samson Way, Bellevue, NE 68123

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Interment

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Omaha National Cemetery

14250 Schram Road, Omaha, NE 68138

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