Mabel Barbara <I>Schafer</I> Schafer

Mabel Barbara Schafer Schafer

Death 1960 (aged 85–86)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 41166565 · View Source
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Father John Schafer Morther___Kisler

Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel Barbara Schafer, who had lived in Ritzville since about 1900, were held in the chapel of the Danekas Funeral home Monday with the Rev. Alfred Carter officiating. Burial was in the Ritzville Memorial cemetery. Pallbearers were Elmer Schafer, Louis LaFreniere, Melvin Schafter, Alfred Fode, Mike Hegle and Frederick Domrowik.

Mrs. Schafer died Thursday at the Rivercrest nursing home in Spokane at the age of 85. She had lived at the home for the last five years. Born in Frank, Russia, Oct. 17, 1874, she came to the States when she was seven years old and located with her family at Hastings Nebraska. Later she moved to Walla Walla and in 1891 married Henry F. Schafer.

Mr. and Mrs. Schafer lived in Walla Walla until about 1900, during which time four of their 11 children were born. The they moved to Ritzville where he worked for Dan Scott on a farm for many years and later worked for the county road department until he retired in 1935. Mr. Schafer passed away in march of 1940. Mrs. Schafer was a member of the Methodist church.

Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Margaret LaFreniere of Bellingham; Mrs. Elizabeth Streeter, Mrs. Gertrude McCall and Mrs. Freda Kupers, all of Ritzville; Mrs. Clara Knapp of Harrington, Mrs. Esther Mann of Spokane; two sons, Henry F. of Yakima and Wiliam of Arcadia Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. John Borgens of Denver, Colorado, and Mrs. George Schmidt of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, George Schafer of Ovid, Colorado and Conrad Schafer of Hastings, Nebraska; 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

RItz Journal Times April 19960 Sue Gardner & gapwork90

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