John S. Shoffstall, a high school teacher for over 30 years, passed away Aug. 8, 2017, at the age of 84.
Mr. Shoffstall was born June 4, 1933, in Kaska, Penn. He resided in Pennsylvania until moving to Denver in 1953.
He spent the majority of his teaching career at Mapleton High School in Adams County and taught chemistry, physics and computer program.
The school closed in 1983.
Mr. Shoffstall moved to Beulah, Wyo., in 1988.
Recently president of the Ranch A Restoration Foundation, he loved being engaged in local politics, including the Wyoming Crook County Democratic Party.
Mr. Shoffstall is survived by his wife Ginger Shoffstall, his wife of 42 years; daughters Tenlee Shoffstall, Krista (Mark) Boscoe, Drevvis (Jack) Ridley and sons Clark Shoffstall and Jevon (Rachael) Shoffstall; grandsons Adam (Natalie) and Sam Boscoe, Ian and JP Ridley and granddaughters Libby (Jake Entin) Boscoe, Sophia Ridley, Ava Marie Shoffstall; and great-granddaughter Stella Boscoe.
Contributions may be made in his honor to Denver Jewish Day School.
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