October 27, 2020
On the evening of October 27th, Fred Schiffbauer went home to be with the lord. His sudden passing has left his family and friends heartbroken, yet we know he is at peace and has entered into rest. Fred was born February 12, 1939 in Omaha, Nebraska. Fred grew up in Omaha where he raised his family and had a very successful painting business. Fred could either be found working tirelessly painting, working on and around his home and making sure his family was loved and well cared for. Fred served in the United States Marine Corp Reserve and his dedication to the Corp and his country were sources of immense pride. Fred loved sports and especially was a fan of horse racing. Fred was married to Peg Schiffbauer until her passing in 2018. Together they raised their sons Jerry and Michael and their daughter Michelle. In 2006, Fred and Peg moved to Lancaster, South Carolina where they fell in love with the South and the community of Lancaster. Fred remained active with the Marine Reserves and could often be found serving others. It was in service to others that Fred found great joy. Fred's son Michael predeceased him in 2012. Fred leaves behind his son Jerry and his wife Pamela, granddaughter Morgan and great granddaughter Skyler Raine Baker, grandson Leonard Frederick and his wife Lesley, great granddaughter, Elizabeth Marie Frederick, and great grandson Ian Ruble. Fred also leaves behind his daughter Michelle and her husband Brad and their daughter Natalie. Fred also leaves behind his close friend and confidant Heidi Ellgren. A celebration of Fred's life will be held on Sunday, November 15th from 2:00 to 4:00 at Open Door Fellowship with full military honors. Pastor John Cahill will be officiating. Fred was a unique, kind and caring man. He touched hearts wherever he went and never met a stranger. He shared his love and kindness more freely than most and will always be remembered for his dedication to others and his love of the Lord.
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