Obit: Schafer, Elroy Edward #2 (1946 - 2005)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

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

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) December 8, 2005

Schafer, Elroy Edward (26 Jan. 1946 - 5 Dec. 2005)

Elroy E. Schafer

Elroy Edward Schafer, age 59, Neillsville, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in the Emergency Room of Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville, Wis.

A Memorial service for Elroy will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, at Christ Lutheran Church in Marshfield.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to service time Saturday at the church.

Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Elroy's family with arrangements.

He was born Jan. 26, 1946, in Addison, the son of John and Irene (Druschke) Schafer. He was raised in and attended school in Ixonia. After graduation, he served in the United States Navy, and upon his discharge worked in Illinois as a mechanic.

On Oct.11, 1967, he married Judith Markus in Rockford, Ill. She preceded him in death. 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; and three sisters, Helen Scheunemann, Nashotah, Arlene (Elmer) Parker, Menomonee Falls, and Jean (Ron) Perkins, West Allis.



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