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SCHAFER, Ronald Dean 1935 - 2012


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 4/27/2012 at 13:59:07

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Monday, April 23, 2012
Page 8


Dean SCHAFER, 76, of Brighton died Friday evening, April 20, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

A memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield, with the Rev. Madea Saunders officiating. The body has been cremated.

The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Fairfield Public Library. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.raymondfuneralhomes.com .

Ronald Dean SCHAFER was born Sept. 29, 1935. at home in the Merrimac community of Jefferson County, the son of Jey and Mary Maxine EMERSON SCHAFER. He married Sharon A. LARSON Feb. 21, 1965, at First United Methodist Church in Fairfield.

Mr. SCHAFER lived his entire life on the Century Family Farm where he was born.

Mr. SCHAFER graduated from Fairfield High School in 1953.

He served in the U.S. Army Reserve unit in Washington, Iowa.

He was a farmer and loved to hunt and fish. He had a shack at the Rutledge, Mo., flea market for many years.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Amy SCHAFER of St. Louis, Mo., and Kim KERSBERGEN, husband Jeff of Pella; two grandsons; his mother Maxine HUMPHREYS of Burlington; and one sister, Janis SEERING of Burlington.

He was preceded in death by his father Jey SCHAFER.

Copied with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.
*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Per Ron's wife Sharon, his cremains are to be interred in Germanville Union Free Cemetery in the Spring of 2014.


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