Schafer, Adam, Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the Cartwright Care Center. Age 92 years. The son of the late George and Katherine (Kerbel) Schafer was born October 4, 1921 in Clifford, Michigan. He married Mary Hinman, April 12, 1958. She survives him. Adams served with the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member of V.F.W. Post 1566 and American Legion Post # 439. He was employed by Eaton MFG Corp for 42 years retiring in 1982. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church; the Knights of Columbus #593; The Brothers of Kosciuszko; and the L.O.O.M #82. Adam was an avid bowler and golfer, known as “the Pro”. Surviving besides his wife, Mary, are a brother and his wife, Harold and Madeline Schafer, Saginaw, MI; many nieces and nephews. Two sisters and two brothers, Lydia Ebel, Jacob Schafer, Hannah Terry and David Schafer have predeceased him. The funeral liturgy will take place on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 4735 W. Michigan Ave. Fr. Andrew LaFramboise will officiate with Military entombment in St. Andrew Cemetery under the auspices of V.F.W. Post #1566. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friends may then call at the Church from 10:00 a.m. Friday until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider their favorite charity. www.casefuneralhome.com