Thursday, June 28th, 2007
Verdella Schaefer, 96, 424 S. Franklin St., New Bremen, died at 4 a.m. June 27, 2007, at the Otterbein Retirement Community, St.Marys.
She was born Feb. 2, 1911, in New Bremen, to Bernard and Alice Fricke Schaefer.
Surviving are a nephew, Dale (Shirley), New Bremen; three nieces, Judy Gehle and Beverly Platter, both of New Bremen, and Lois, Sidney.
Deceased are a brother, Alton, and two sisters, Verona Miller and Helen.
She retired in 1970 after 34 years at the former Beatrice Foods Co., New Bremen, and was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. John W. Tostrick officiating. Burial is at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.