|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1947|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2007|
ADAMS -- Gerald William Schaefer, age 59, of Owatonna, Minn., died Saturday, March 10, 2007, at his home after his battle with cancer.
He was born March 24, 1947 in Adams, Minn., the son of William and Margaret (Tillman) Schaefer. He graduated from Adams High School. From 1968-1969 he served his country in the United States Army. After his discharge, he worked for Owatonna Canning Company, retiring after 35 years. On May 15, 1982, he married Susan Husemoller at Sacred Heart Church in Owatonna.
He was a collector of railroad pictures, clocks, and stamps, among other things. He loved old time music and his two cats, Sid and Johnny. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he served as an usher for years. He was also a member of the American Legion and of the V.F.W.
Gerald is survived by wife, Sue, Owatonna; brothers: Patrick (Gloria) Fitzgerald, Albert Lea, Minn.; Allan (Betty) Schaefer, Sun Lakes, Ariz.; Thomas (Judy) Schaefer, Owatonna; brothers-in-law, Dean Husemoller and Jim Husemoller; sister-in-law, JoAnn Ferguson; mother-in-law, Betty Husemoller; nieces and nephews: Michele, Mike, Bill, Pat, Sarah, Tracey, Mark, Tim, MacKenzie, and Nathan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece.
Visitation will be at Michaelson Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 16, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Owatonna. Rev. Peter Klein and Rev. Marty Schaefer will officiate. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Adams. Honors will be provided by the Steele County Military Funeral Unit.
William Theodore Schaefer (1899 - 1985)
Margaret Ann Tillman Schaefer (1899 - 2000)
Thomas A. Schaefer (1941 - 2011)*
Gerald William Schaefer (1947 - 2007)
Sacred Heart Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 12, 2007
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