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Jack C. Shiffler

May 21, 1945 March 7, 2020
Jack C. Shiffler
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Obituary for Jack C. Shiffler

Jack C. Shiffler, age 74, Vietnam War U.S. Marine Corps veteran, a lifelong resident of Naperville, IL, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at his home after a long illness. He was born May 21, 1945 in Aurora, IL.

Jack is survived by his wife Margery Shiffler (nee Kennedy), whom he married October 3, 1970; daughters Marci (Chris) Lee of Aurora, IL and Kerri (Chris Dobson) Shiffler of Shelbyville, KY; grandchildren Cole and Josie Lee, and Elli Dobson; sister Mary Lynn (Lee) Walters of Phoenix, AZ; sister-in-law Sue (the late Frederick) Koechlein of Murfreesboro, TN; brother-in-law Thomas (Loretta) Kennedy of Hutchinson, MN. Jack was preceded in death by his parents Ward and Elizabeth Shiffler.

Jack grew up in Naperville, was a member of the Naperville Community High School Class of 1963 and attended North Central College in Naperville. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served from February 1966 until February 1968 during the Vietnam War. Following his honorable discharge from the Marines, Jack worked for many years as a carpenter for his family business, Shiffler Builders in Naperville and later was employed in the insurance industry.

A proud Marine and veteran's advocate, Jack was a member of the American Legion Post 43 and Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873, where he was Past Commander. Jack was also a member and past president of the DuPage chapter of VietNow.

Services and interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack's memory may be made to:

Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873, 908 Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 355-7664,


Naperville Responds for Our Veterans, 210 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540, (331) 684-7899,

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit

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Naperville Responds For Our Veterans

210 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873

908 Jackson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

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