Archive for Tuesday, May 14, 1996


May 14, 1996


— Graveside services for Clarence A. Schafer, 82, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Edwardsville Cemetery, Edwardsville.

Mr. Schafer died Sunday, May 12, 1996, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

He was born Jan. 16, 1914, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Adam and Lizzie Schneck Schafer.

Mr. Schafer was a farmer. He was a member of Tonganoxie Christian Church and Bonner Springs Masonic Lodge No. 366 A.F. & A.M.

He married Virginia M. Schafer on May 20, 1942. She died in 1993.

Survivors include two sons, Donald, Olathe, and David, Tonganoxie; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

The family will meet with friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Alden-Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs, where Masonic services will be held at 7:30 p.m.

The family suggests memorials to Bonner Springs Masonic Lodge or Kansas Masonic Home.

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