Robert Schaefer

Services for Robert Schaefer, 81, Wichita, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Wichita. Burial will be in Kensington Gardens in Wichita.Mr. Schaefer died Wednesday, April 26, 2006, in Lawrence.He was born April 15, 1925, in Wichita and graduated from Wichita East High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Illinois.Mr. Schaefer served as a pilot during World War II and founded the architectural firm Schaefer and Schirmer in 1957. He designed many buildings in Kansas, including the Kansas History Museum in Topeka.Survivors include a son, David, Norman, Okla.; two daughters, Carol Dobbins, Lawrence, and Nancy Sue Ledford, Little Elm, Texas; a sister, Betta Bartlett, Chula Vista, Calif; and eight grandchildren.Broadway Mortuary of Wichita is in charge of arrangements.