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Eric Schaffert

Eric Schaffert, age 39, of Aurora, died Monday, February 22, 2010, at his home.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M., Friday, February 26th at Messiah Lutheran Church in Aurora. Pastor Sheryl Kester Beyer will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 P.M. Thursday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Eric Leon Schaffert, the son of Richard J. and Stella M. (Rembolt) Schaffert, was born in Omaha, Nebraska on February 11, 1971 and died in Aurora, Nebraska on February 22, 2010, at the age of 39.

He grew up in Aurora and attended Aurora High School.

On November 7, 1998, he married Gina M. Osborne at Bush Island in Hamilton County. Eric worked on the family farm his whole life. Recently, he started his own production company in the entertainment and media industry.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harvey & Viola Rembolt and Rudy & Tina Schaffert and two cousins, Tonya Nitsch and Ryan Rembolt.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Gina Schaffert of Aurora; children, Vince Schaffert of U.S.M.C. serving in Afghanistan, Jordan Schaffert , Jacie Geiger, Logan Geiger, Lexi Schaffert all of Aurora; parents, Richard and Stella Schaffert of Aurora and sister, Sonja Schaffert of Kearney.

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