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Donald Walter
Schafer

Schafer, Donald W.

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015, age 84. Beloved husband of the late Carol (nee Klein). Dear father of Debora (Newell) Easley, Donna Stuesser, Denise (Thomas) Fellin, Howard (Linda) Schafer, and Tom (Donna) Benvenuto. Loving grandfather of Cory (James), Kelly (Brian), Jeffrey, Angela (Paul), Natalie, Thomas (Samantha), Anthony (Jessica), Nicholas, Michael, Jessica, and Gina (Nick). Great-grandfather of Eddie, Jimmy, Noah, Benjamin, Jayden, Morgan, Ryder, Stella, Evan, and Elliana. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at the FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL from 4PM until the time of service at 7PM. Interment Forest Home Cemetery.

Don was proud to have served in the US Army as a paratrooper, and he worked for 38 years at Hometown Inc. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice appreciated.

HERITAGE FUNERAL HOMES
Altstadt-Tyborski
Johnson-Reiss-Klemmer
4800 S. 84th St. 414-281-5533
Guest Book & Directions
www.heritagefuneral.com

Past Comments

Bluma Fiscus

Debbie and Family, Jon and I were so very sorry to hear about the loss of your wonderful Dad. Know from the stories you shared that he was a big influence in your life. Your love of nature, the outdoors and fishing started with your Dad’s love of the outdoors and love of his family. Know how much he meant to you and how much he will be missed.

Jon and Bluma Fiscus

Mary Jo Szczerba

What a wonderful man!! Will be missed by so many.

E.j. Held

You will be truly missed Big Bear. This Little Bear will miss you and all the special times we shared as I grew up. You inspired me in so many ways. RIP Big Bear. The gates the heavenly bear den await you. Mama bear is no longer along. God bless you, Little Bear E.J.

tom fellin

father-in-law, boss, teacher, you will so be missed by me, and everyone that know you, I will not forget the warm fishing trips in the snow, or my favorite saying about Denise, that I have to keep her in a manor she is accustomed to,,,thank you for everything, and the horses are in the barn, the day is over. rest , you earned it,,son in outlaw,TOM

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