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Vincent H. Schaefer

Vincent "Vince" H. Schaefer, age 73 of Loose Creek, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at his residence.

Vince was born on March 2, 1942, in Loose Creek, a son to the late Gerhard and Gertrude (Schlangenstein) Schaefer.

Vince was a 1960 graduate of Fatima High School. He was the owner/operator of several Shell Service Stations in the St. Louis area before retiring in 1995 and moving back to Loose Creek.

On August 13, 1999, he was united in marriage to Pamela Mitchell in Loose Creek. She survives of the home.

Vince was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being in the outdoors, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his spouse, Vince is survived by: one son, Troy Schaefer and his wife Christy of St. Louis; three daughters, Roxann Schaefer Ewing and her husband David of Eureka, Karen Schaefer Treloar and her husband Pete of Woodland Park, CO, and Paula Alvira and her husband Edgardo of St. Louis; two brothers, Sylvester Schaefer and his wife Ruth of Wichita, KS and Larry Schaefer and his wife Pat of Loose Creek; two sisters, Bernice Kliethermes and her husband Harry of Linn and Elizabeth Waggoner of Anchorage, AK; nine grandchildren, Alexis, Sommer, Burhan, Jillian, Vassay, Sydney, Vincent, Arman, and Andre; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Norbert Schaefer.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at Immaculate Catholic Church in Loose Creek.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 12, 2015, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek with Fr. Don Antweiler and Fr. Louis M. Nelen as con celebrants. Interment in the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church Window Fund and left at church or mailed to Morton Chapel P.O. Box 77 Linn, MO 65051.

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We are deeply sadden by the loss of you Dad... Cherish the memories and celebrate his life.

Laura & Keith Winslow Oct 13 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Vince. He was a special friend to Jack & me. He loved going fishing & hunting with Jack at Silva,Mo. Prayer's to Pam & Vince's family. Love him dearly.

Mary Meador Oct 11 2015 12:00 AM

Vince was a very dear friend of ours for many years. He enjoyed fishing & hunting with Jack (who passed two years ago) Prayers to Pam & Vince's family.

Mary Meador Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

The storms howls with rage, sadness and grief Our love and Faith are here to test For a golden heart has laid to rest For God only takes the best. Uncle Vince is now the angel he was meant to be He will watch over us until we are together again and free. -Maggie Peters

Margaret - Mary Peters Oct 9 2015 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers for Vince's family.

Belinda Kempf Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

Pam and family - we are so sorry to hear about Vince's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Terri and Chris Thomas Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

With sincere sympathy, our thoughts and prayers. Buzz and Jeanne

J. D. (Buzz) and Jean Stone Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

Pam and Families: We are so sorry for the loss of Vince, he was one of a kind. We pray that God will give you strength in the days to come and you all can share memories in time to come. We will miss seeing him at church with you. God bless and keep you strong.

Jim and Yvonne Hoerschgen Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

So Sorry for Your Loss, Prayers to Pam and Vince's Family and Friends...He will be truly missed....

Spike Helmig Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

What a wonderful man and friend. I loved him with all my heart. I metVince at the bank over 30 years ago and have such good memories. He became a mentor to Rick and a friend to my whole family. He will truly be missed.

KATHY KELLER Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

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