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Margaret E. Schaefer

Margaret Emily (Jaegers) Schaefer, age 86 of Loose Creek, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Westphalia Hills.

Margaret was born August 16, 1929, in St. Louis, a daughter to the late Peter and Catherine (Rustemeyer) Jaegers.

Margaret attended school in Loose Creek.

On December 2, 1950, Margaret was united in marriage to Godfrey Schaefer in Loose Creek. He preceded her in death on July 19, 2005.

Margaret was a homemaker and enjoyed working on the family farm and she also worked as a cook at Immaculate Conception School for many years.

Margaret was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek, St Ann's Sodality, the Willing Workers Club and the Senior Club.

She enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, tending to her flowers, watching her birds, fishing and spending time with her family.

Margaret is survived by: two sons, Ron Schaefer of Loose Creek and Gene Schaefer and his wife Nancy of Loose Creek; two daughters, Rita Schaefer of Taos and Kathy Strope and her husband Larry of Glen Carbon, IL; two sisters, Hazel Cody of Winchester, IL. and Audrey Partee of O'Fallon, IL; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Michael and Rebecca Strope and Krystal, Mary, Jacob and Forrest Schaefer; three great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday March 2, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek with Fr. Louis Nelen as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Brick by Brick Foundation.


Tuesday, March 01, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, March 02, 2016
10:00 AM

Immaculate Conception Catholic Churc
147 County Road 402
Loose Creek, Mo 65054

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So sorry for the loss of your family member

Jamieneuner Feb 29 2016 12:00 AM

Rita, Ron, Kathy & Gene I'm so sorry for your loss. Aunt Margaret was a blessing I'm so glad I had her in my life.

Pat Schaefer Feb 28 2016 12:00 AM