Jack Judsen Edward Ring | Passages

SILVERDALE — Jack Judsen Edward Ring of Silverdale passed away on Aug. 16 after a long fight with cancer. He was 74.

Jack was born on March 16, 1940 in Oregon to Hazel J. (King) and Ellsworth Ring. He would later be raised by Hazel and Otto Schaffer. Jack was educated in the North Kitsap School District and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy.

Jack worked for Sound Publishing and retired after 19 years. He also worked in a saw mill in Longview for many years. Jack enjoyed camping, fishing, socializing with his friends and the staff at Crista Shores, spending time with his cat Bandit, and putting together puzzles.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Francis V. Schaffer and Loren R. Schaffer; sister, Beatrice R. (Ring) Larreau; and niece, Sheryl L. Schaffer.

His memory will live on with one brother, Kent Schaffer; sister, Candice Jernigan (Randy) of Silverdale; five nieces and three nephews; and many special friends at Crista Shores.

A memorial service is scheduled for Sept. 13, 2 p.m., in the Linder Room at Crista Shores.  Memorial donations can be made to the Crista Shores Good Samaritan Fund, 1600 Crista Shores Lane, Silverdale, WA 98383; or to the Kitsap County Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA 98383.

Memorial-service flower arrangements can be sent directly to Crista Shores.

View the online memorial at

— Family of Jack Judsen Edward Ring

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