Friday, July 1st, 2011
Kenneth L. "Ace" Schafer, 61, Fort Loramie, died June 29, 2011, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney.
He was born Feb. 15, 1950, in Sidney, to Joseph A. and Esther E. Barlage Schafer. His mother survives.
Also surviving are a sister, Carol (Tom) Henke, Minster; a nephew, Joe Henke, Fort Loramie; and a niece, Jennifer (Jim) Weaver, Covington.
He was a 1968 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. He served with the U.S. Air Force National Guard during the Vietnam War. He was a farmer and worked at Larger Construction as a carpenter and later was self employed in construction.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie, the Fort Loramie American Legion Post and had been a member of the Yorkshire Goat Farmers.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. James McCabe officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to Fort Loramie Rescue Squad.
Condolences may be expressed at gehretfuneralhome.com.