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Riverside Christian Church
Tuesday August 20th, 2019
4:00pm - 7:30pm

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Charles F. Schaefer

Charles F. Schaefer, 92, of Payne passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Vancrest of Payne.

Charles was born in Payne on January 9, 1927, a son of the late Florence M. (Wetli) and Anthony J. Schaefer.

Charles was always an honest, hard-working grain & livestock farmer. He enjoyed collecting arrowheads, polka & square dancing but his true love was his wife and family. His level headed thinking made him the card shark of the family. Charles really enjoyed life having traveled to Germany, all 50 United States, especially wintering in Florida.  

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Christena (Kuhn) whom he married Oct. 1, 1949; children, Sandy (Rick) Burkley of Payne, Ken (Kam) Schaefer & Louise ( Rick) Cartwright both of Fort Wayne, Jerry (Glenda) Schaefer of Lima, Evie (Joe) Kuhn of Payne & Rita (Rick) Waggoner of Fort Wayne; sister, Rose Ann Glass & sister-in-law, Lorraine Schaefer both of Payne; 14 grandchildren & 20 great grandchildren.

He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Norman & Jacob Schaefer & Geraldine Mullen.

Funeral Mass is 10 AM on Wednesday, August 21st at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 203 W. Townline, Payne.

Viewing is Wednesday, 9 - 9:30 am and Tuesday 4 - 7 :30 pm with the Rosary recited at 7:30 pm all at Dooley Funeral Home, 5761 SR 500, Payne.

He will be laid to rest at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials are to Divine Mercy Catholic School, 417 N. Main St. Paulding OH 45879.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on August 20, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for all the family. He had many long wonderful years and now he is resting. Special hug to Sandy & Rick. I enjoyed all the pictures of years past.

Marlene (Roberts) Germaine Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

A TABLE BASKET was ordered on August 19, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 19 2019 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was ordered on August 18, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Schaefer

Carol Chilcote Lintner Aug 18 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Charless passing. I enjoyed visiting with him over the years, he always had a story to share as I serviced his vehicles. You have my deepest sympathy

Chad Benschneider Aug 17 2019 12:00 AM

Charlie and Chris were such special cousins and travel companions to my parents Roy and Dortha Schaefer and later travel companions for Leo and I to Germany in 2010. Charlie led by example with integrity, honesty, and good will. A very special man. Our sincere sympathy for your loss.

Leo and Garnett Beagle Aug 17 2019 12:00 AM

Charlie was an unforgettable man. My mother was Addie Schaefer. So being cousins, I got to share a trip to Germany with Charlie and other cousins. Charlie was very humorous and had a quick wit. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with him. He will be missed, but never forgotten. Rest in peace Charlie. Love you, Dolly

Doreitha Paeth Aug 17 2019 12:00 AM

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