Brett Scott Shafer
August 13, 2020
Brett Scott Shafer, age 61, passed in his sleep on July 20, 2020, at his place of residence in Ankeny, Iowa.
Brett was born on October 7, 1958, in Virginia, Minnesota, to Lois and Wallace Shafer. He grew up in Northwest Iowa and graduated from Paullina High School. Following high school, he joined the U. S. Army. After serving a tour with the Army, Brett decided to pursue a business career and became the owner of a bar and restaurant. His love of country drew him back to the Army. He rejoined in 1985 and remained active duty, serving in Germany, Kuwait, and Korea until 2000. After his retir...