Obit: Schafer, Elroy Edward (1946 - 2005)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schafer, Druschke, Markus, Krebsbach, Scheunemann, Parker, Perkins

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) December 14, 2005

Schafer, Elroy Edward (January 26, 1946 - December 5, 2005)

Elroy Schafer, age 59, of Neillsville, died Monday, December 5, 2005 in the emergency room of the Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville, Wis.

Elroy Edward Schafer was born on January 26, 1946, the son of John and Irene (Druschke) Schafer in Addison, WI. He was raised and attended school in Ixonia, WI. After graduation he served in the United States Navy and upon his discharge worked in Illinois as a mechanic. On October 11, 1967 he married Judith Markus in Rockford, IL, they moved to Neillsville in 1978, where he has resided ever since.

He is survived by a daughter, Donna (Ed) Krebsbach of Appleton; a brother, Raymond (Lynn) Schafer; three sisters, Helen Scheunemann of Nashotah; Arlene (Elmer) Parker of Menomonie Falls; and Jean (Ron) Perkins of West Allis.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; two brothers, Rudy and Robert and a sister, Doris.

A Memorial service for Elroy was held Saturday, December 10, at the Christ Lutheran Church in Marshfield. The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Elroy’s family with funeral arrangements.



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