GEORGE WALTER PFEIFFER, age 82, a former resident of Gold Hill, Oregon, passed away June 4, 2018 in his sleep. His loving and dedicated wife, Christa was by his side.
George was born on June 17, 1935 to Dr. Walter Benjamin Pfeiffer and Flora Margaret Foxx in St. Louis, Missouri. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years completing service at the rank of Staff Sargeant.
He attended Rankin college in Missouri earning the Mechanical Engineering degree before moving to Cali-fornia.
He married his sweet-heart, Christa in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 7, 1966.
He was a manufacturing manager forseveral different companies including Max Factor, Rite Autotronics, Praegizer Industries, Boeing, and Touch Plate. He was owner of Phikron Enterprises and Pfeiffer’s Service Station and Mini Market. He continued to serve others by being a member of the U.S. Coast Auxillary, the NRA since 1967, the Disabled Veteran’s Association, and contributing to the Boys Town since the 1960’s. George was very intelligent, and quick-witted. He belived that “knowledge is power.”
His hobbies included stamp collecting, boating, auto mechanics, and gardening. Surviviors include his wife, Christa; daughter, Therese Pfeiffer-Henderson; son in law, Charles Henderson; grandson, Shawn Henderson (Portland, OR); granddaughter, Brittany Henderson; sister, Margaret Baird; and niece, Shari Baird (St. Louis, MO).