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SCHAFER, Florence R.: Died 1990

SCHAFER, BRANDENBERG, HOWARD, SIMMONS, RUNQUIST

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Date: 4/5/2021 at 02:01:51

FLORENCE R. SCHAFER

Florence R. Schafer, daughter of Thomas and Anna Brandenberg Howard, was born September 6, 1900 at Downing, Mo. and died the evening of Monday, January 15, 1990 at Sandwich Community Hospital, Sandwich, Ill. at the age of 89.

She married Elmer D. Schafer January 28, 1919 at Memphis, Mo. He died in 1969.

Florence was a member of Milton Christian Church and American Legion Auxiliary, and had lived a number of years in Milton.

Surviving are three sons, Charles and Howard, both of Milton and Rex Dean of Chicago, Ill., a daughter, Rita Jean Simmons, Sandwich, Ill., 30 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, 21 great-great grandchildren, a brother, Wayne Howard, Springfield, Mo., other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Leo, a daughter, Estalene Runquist, two brothers, four sisters and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, January 19, 1990 at 2 p.m. at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua, with Rev. Gerald Caughron officiating. Interment was in McDowell Cemetery, northeast of Cantril. A memorial was established.

Source: "The Hazel Stanford Obituary Collection", Pg. 167, Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, IA


 

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