Agnes Schafer

May 25, 1936 — December 26, 2019

Agnes Schafer

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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Past Services

Rosary

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Starts at 5:30pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler

11112 W. Ionia Street, Fowler, MI 48835

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Visitation

Saturday, December 28, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler

11112 W. Ionia Street, Fowler, MI 48835

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Visitation - with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

2:00am - 8:00pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler

11112 W. Ionia Street, Fowler, MI 48835

Plant Tree

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Rosary

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Starts at 1:30pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler

11112 W. Ionia Street, Fowler, MI 48835

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, December 30, 2019

Starts at 10:30am

St. Joseph Catholic Church Pewamo

126 East St, Pewamo, MI 48873

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