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Earl A. Shaff

Earl A. Shaff

Nov. 15, 1920 - Aug. 11, 2013

Earl Shaff was born Nov. 15, 1920 in Sebeka, MN, and passed away Aug. 11, 2013 in Glendale, AZ. Earl Shaff was a former Bemidji resident who retired from the Bemidji Police Department in 1982. Earl was also an EMT with the Bemidji Ambulance Service during his years on the police force. He and his wife, Betty, retired to Prescott Valley, AZ where Earl then worked in security and then supply at the Prescott Hospital. Earl and Betty were members of the United Methodist Church in Bemidji and then in Prescott Valley. The couple moved to Sun City, AZ in 2008 and then to Glendale, AZ in 2010.

Earl is survived by his wife of 73 years, Betty Jackson Shaff. His children are Ardelle Shaff Ohman and husband Jim of Austin, MN, Bonnie Shaff Vance and husband Russell of Glendale, AZ, Dennis Shaff and wife Candy Statton Shaff of Sun City, AZ, and Cathy Shaff Gillman and husband Ernest of Cottage Grove, MN. There are 8 Grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Burial will be a private family service in Prescott Valley, AZ with the Sunrise Funeral Home officiating. Condolences may be sent to Betty Shaff, Rising Rainbow Home, 7407 W. Monte Lindo, Glendale, AZ 85310