Mindy Deanne Shimizu, of League City, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the age of 55. She was born on October 4, 1960 in Charlotte, North Carolina to John Robert “Bob” and Linda Shaffner. She was employed by Clear Creek Independent School District. She was preceded in death by her Godmother Ada May Ames. Mindy is survived by her husband Gene, daughter Corey Shimizu, son Justin Shimizu, father Bob Shaffner, brother Robert Shaffner and his wife Mary, as well as many other loving family and friends. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 10:00am with a Celebration of Life Ceremony at 11:00am at Crowder Funeral Home, 1645 East Main, League City, Texas 77573. In lieu of flowers, you may send memorials to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.