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 Gary Lee Schafer

Gary Lee Schafer

Birth
Tobias, Saline County, Nebraska, USA
Death 10 May 1988 (aged 40)
Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 100000108 · View Source
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From the Fairbury newspaper:
Gary Lee Schafer
Gary Lee Schafer, son of Leonard and Gertrude Schafer, was born Nov. 7, 1947 at Tobias, Neb., and died May 10, 1988 as the result of a traffic accident 11 miles north of Fairbury, Neb.
He was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church, Tobias, by the Rev. Winkler on Nov. 23, 1947, and confirmed on May 26, 1962 at Immanuel Lutheran Church at Daykin, Neb., by the Rev. John Reehl.
On May 31, 1968, he married Catherine Johnson at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Daykin. To this union were born two daughters.
He and his family raised cattle and farmed in the Daykin area.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine; daughters, Rachael and Nicole of the home; parents, Leonard and Gertrude Schafer of Daykin; sisters, Darlene Schellhorn of Beatrice and LaJean Hamouz of Friend.
Services were May 13 from Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury with the Rev. Charles Schmidt officiating. Glenda Junker and Norma Jean Wurm provided special music. Burial in the Fairbury Cemetery with graveside service by Daykin American Legion Post 198. Pallbearers were Dennis Hennerberg, Mike Compton, Myron Schwisow, Alfred Schoen, Bruce Nolte and Erwin Ebke.


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  • Created by: Ruth Ellen Bartels
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100000108
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gary Lee Schafer (7 Nov 1947–10 May 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100000108, citing Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Ruth Ellen Bartels (contributor 47315485) .