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Agnes Clara (Schafer) Schafer

May 25, 1936 ~ December 26, 2019 (age 83)

Obituary

     Agnes Clara Schafer, age 83 of Pewamo, MI, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Grace Haven Assisted Living, St. Johns, MI.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pewamo, MI, on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 10:30 A.M., with Rev. Fr. Darrel Kempf officiating.  Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery, Pewamo, MI. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 6-8 P.M. with a Rosary being prayed at 5:30 P.M., and on Sunday, December 29, 2019 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. with a Rosary being prayed at 1:30 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.

     Agnes was born in Dallas Township, MI on May 25, 1936 the daughter of Edward and Laura (Goerge) Schafer.  Agnes married Delbert Schafer on October 18, 1958; he affectionately called her "Poopsie".  Delbert passed away on October 4, 2004. Agnes resided most of her life in Pewamo.

     Agnes loved to watch birds and work in her garden.  Christmas was her favorite holiday, she went above and beyond to decorate; the more lights the better.  Agnes played piano by ear.  Her faith, attending daily mass, and prayer was an important part of her life.  She loved to play cards with her friends and family. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pewamo and was a member of the Altar Society for many years.

     She is survived by her 4 sons: Gary and Maureen Schafer of Westphalia, MI; Dean and Julie Schafer of Fowler, MI; Scott and Karen Schafer of Pewamo, MI; Kevin and Tina Schafer of Fowler, MI; daughter Kari and Mike Schneider of St. Johns, MI; 19 grandchildren: Nicole, Holly, Katie, Cody, Amanda, Aubrey, Brianne, Travis, Tara, Zachary, Zoie, Adam, Jason, Kayla, Ben, Jack, Michael, Jordan and Tyler; 3 great-grandchildren: Charlotte, Hazel and Celia; brother Jerome and Connie Schafer of DeWitt, MI; and sister Theresa Stump of Pewamo, MI.  Agnes was preceded in death by her parents, husband Delbert, siblings: Joey, Michael (Irene), Edward, John, Elizabeth (Clayton) Kramer, Martha (Steve) Fedewa, Rita (Bernie) Walker and her brother-in-law Leon Stump.

     Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic School in Pewamo or the Fowler VFW. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.

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Services

Rosary
Saturday
December 28, 2019

5:30 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Visitation
Saturday
December 28, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Visitation - with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M.
Sunday
December 29, 2019

2:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Rosary
Sunday
December 29, 2019

1:30 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
December 30, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church Pewamo
126 East Street
Pewamo, MI 48873

Donations

St. Joseph Catholic School - Pewamo
160 East Street, Pewamo MI 48873

Fowler VFW
Fowler MI

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