Laurence J. Schafer

Laurence J. Schafer

Birth
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Death 7 Sep 1961 (aged 53)
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 41166561 · View Source
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Funeral service for Laurence J. Schafer, a wheat farmer in the Ritzville area all his life, were held Mondy at the Zion Congreational church. Rev. R. W. Reiger officated and Cremation followed. Pallbearers were John Rowe, Clinton Rowe, Donald Danekas, William Schillinger, Homer Kennedy and Clarence Heimbigner. Schafer, 53, died Thursday in Seattle after a lingering illness.

He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Schafer, Sr. in Ritzville on July 2, 1908. He attended the Ritzville high schools and was active in basketball and basball during his high school years in 1928 & 1929. Schafer farmed nine miles northwest of Ritzviller near Packard for many years..

He married Alma M. Thom on Oct, 1933 in Ritzvile. Surviving besides his wife at the home; six brothers, Henry L. Nick, Louis, Ben and Dan Schafer and Ted Stuhr, all of Ritzville, four sisters Mrs. Anne Schafer of Ritzville, Miss Nora Stuhr and Mrs. Marie Creel of Seattle and Mrs. Allice William of Spokane; and may nieces and nephews.

Ritzville Journal Times Septemberr 14, 1962 Sue Gardner & gapwork90


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  • Created by: Scott Bolliger
  • Added: 26 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41166561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laurence J. Schafer (2 Jul 1908–7 Sep 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41166561, citing Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Scott Bolliger (contributor 49600767) .