Obit: Schafer, John (1849 - 1927)
----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 06/30/1927
Schafer, John (28 APR 1849 - 21 JUN 1927)
John Schafer, a resident of this locality (Clark County, Wis.) many years ago, died at the Odd Fellows home at Green Bay on June 21st, 1927, and the remains were brought here and interred Saturday afternoon. Services were held at the Congregational Church by Rev. Longenecker and brother Odd Fellows held a brief service at the grave.
Deceased was born in Columbianna Co., Ohio, on April 28, 1849. He came to Clark County and built the Shortville Store about 25 years ago and sold this out and left Neillsville about 19 years ago. He moved to Merrillan, later to Chippewa Falls and then went to the Odd Fellows home at Green Bay. He is survived by his wife, one sister in Oshkosh, a brother Jacob at Chippewa Falls, another brother, Anthony in Iowa, and a brother George in Washington.
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